East Penn Railways, Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Reading Company, 24165 [05-8958]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 87 / Friday, May 6, 2005 / Notices Pennsylvania/Maryland state line near Sylmar, MD.1 East Penn certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier, and that its annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. East Penn states that it proposes to consummate the transaction on or after April 20, 2005. Concurrently with this filing, East Penn has filed notices in two separate proceedings to acquire segments of track connecting to the subject line. See East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—ISG Railways, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34678, and East Penn Railways, Inc.— Acquisition and Operation Exemption— Reading Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34679. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34677, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, 1920 N Street, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: April 26, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–8956 Filed 5–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Company (collectively, Reading) and operate a line of railroad known as the W&N right-of-way or Line 939. The line extends from the Pennsylvania/ Delaware State line at approximately milepost 12.66± to milepost 1.89 near Elsmere Junction, DE, a distance of approximately 10.77 miles. The line is currently operated by ISG Railways, Inc. (ISG).1 East Penn certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier, and that its annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. East Penn states that it proposes to consummate the transaction on or after April 20, 2005. Concurrently with this filing, East Penn has filed notices in two separate proceedings to acquire segments of track connecting to the subject line. See East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition Exemption—Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, STB Finance Docket No. 34677, and East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—ISG Railways, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34678. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34679, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, 1920 N Street, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: April 26, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34679] East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Reading Company East Penn Railways, Inc. (East Penn), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire from the Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company (W&N) and its corporate parent, Reading 1 See East Penn Railways, Inc.—Modified Rail Certificate, STB Finance Docket No. 34618 (STB served Dec. 21, 2004). VerDate jul<14>2003 18:03 May 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 1 East Penn states that, pursuant to an agreement with ISG, it is also acquiring all of ISG’s rights to operate the subject line. East Penn notes that ISG and its predecessors previously leased and operated the subject line per agreement with Reading. See ISG Railways, Inc.—Acquisition of Control Exemption—Assets of Keystone Railroad LLC d/b/ a Philadelphia, Bethlehem and New England Railroad Company, Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad Company LLC, Steelton & Highspsire Railroad Company LLC, Lake Michigan & Indiana Railroad Company LLC, Brandywine Valley Railroad Company LLC, Upper Merion & Plymouth Railroad Company LLC, Patapsco & Back Rivers Railroad Company LLC, and Cambria and Indiana Railroad, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34344 (STB served May 22, 2003), and Brandywine Valley Railroad Company LLC—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Brandywine Valley Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket 34154 (STB served Jan. 10, 2002) and cases cited therein. PO 00000 Frm 00205 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24165 By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–8958 Filed 5–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34678] East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—ISG Railways, Inc. East Penn Railways, Inc. (East Penn), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire from ISG Railways, Inc. (ISG) 1 and operate a line of railroad known as Line 907 extending between approximately milepost 12.66± at the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line and milepost 29.72 at Modena, PA, a distance of 17.02 miles.2 East Penn certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier, and that its annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. East Penn states that it proposes to consummate the transaction on or after April 20, 2005. Concurrently with this filing, East Penn has filed notices in two separate proceedings to acquire segments of track connecting to the subject line. See East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition Exemption—Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, STB Finance Docket No. 34677, and East Penn Railways, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Reading Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34679. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) 1 See ISG Railways, Inc.—Acquisition of Control Exemption—Assets of Keystone Railroad LLC d/b/ a Philadelphia, Bethlehem and New England Railroad Company, Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad Company LLC, Steelton & Highspsire Railroad Company LLC, Lake Michigan & Indiana Railroad Company LLC, Brandywine Valley Railroad Company LLC, Upper Merion & Plymouth Railroad Company LLC, Patapsco & Back Rivers Railroad Company LLC, and Cambria and Indiana Railroad, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34344 (STB served May 22, 2003), and Brandywine Valley Railroad Company LLC—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Brandywine Valley Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket 34154 (STB served Jan. 10, 2002) and cases cited therein. 2 East Penn states that previous filings and decisions describing this line variously identify the milepost at the state line as being milepost 12.66 or milepost 12.7. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34679]


East Penn Railways, Inc.--Acquisition and Operation Exemption--
Reading Company

    East Penn Railways, Inc. (East Penn), a Class III rail carrier, has 
filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire 
from the Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company (W&N) and its corporate 
parent, Reading Company (collectively, Reading) and operate a line of 
railroad known as the W&N right-of-way or Line 939. The line extends 
from the Pennsylvania/Delaware State line at approximately milepost 
12.66 to milepost 1.89 near Elsmere Junction, DE, a 
distance of approximately 10.77 miles. The line is currently operated 
by ISG Railways, Inc. (ISG).\1\
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    \1\ East Penn states that, pursuant to an agreement with ISG, it 
is also acquiring all of ISG's rights to operate the subject line. 
East Penn notes that ISG and its predecessors previously leased and 
operated the subject line per agreement with Reading. See ISG 
Railways, Inc.--Acquisition of Control Exemption--Assets of Keystone 
Railroad LLC d/b/a Philadelphia, Bethlehem and New England Railroad 
Company, Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad Company LLC, Steelton & 
Highspsire Railroad Company LLC, Lake Michigan & Indiana Railroad 
Company LLC, Brandywine Valley Railroad Company LLC, Upper Merion & 
Plymouth Railroad Company LLC, Patapsco & Back Rivers Railroad 
Company LLC, and Cambria and Indiana Railroad, Inc., STB Finance 
Docket No. 34344 (STB served May 22, 2003), and Brandywine Valley 
Railroad Company LLC--Acquisition and Operation Exemption--
Brandywine Valley Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket 34154 (STB 
served Jan. 10, 2002) and cases cited therein.
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    East Penn certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result 
of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or 
Class II rail carrier, and that its annual revenues will not exceed $5 
million.
    East Penn states that it proposes to consummate the transaction on 
or after April 20, 2005.
    Concurrently with this filing, East Penn has filed notices in two 
separate proceedings to acquire segments of track connecting to the 
subject line. See East Penn Railways, Inc.--Acquisition Exemption--
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, STB Finance Docket 
No. 34677, and East Penn Railways, Inc.--Acquisition and Operation 
Exemption--ISG Railways, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34678.
    If the notice contains false or misleading information, the 
exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 
U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to 
revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 34679, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one 
copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, 1920 N Street, 
NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: April 26, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-8958 Filed 5-5-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P