Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C.-Abandonment Exemption-in Miami-Dade County, FL, 24166 [05-9070]

Download as PDF 24166 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 87 / Friday, May 6, 2005 / Notices 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. 34678, 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. 05–8957 Filed 5–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–70 (Sub-No. 4X)] Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C.— Abandonment Exemption—in MiamiDade County, FL On April 19, 2005, Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. (FEC), a Class II rail carrier, filed with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a portion of its South Little River Branch Line, extending from milepost LR 13.0± to milepost LR 18.0±, a distance of approximately 5 miles in VerDate jul<14>2003 18:03 May 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 Miami-Dade County, FL (the line). No stations or terminals are located on the line. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 33143, 33144, 33155, and 33156. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in FEC’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by August 5, 2005. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than May 31, 2005. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–70 (Sub-No. 4X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K PO 00000 Frm 00206 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Terence M. Hynes, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Services at (202) 565–1592 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) at (202) 565–1539. (Assistance for the hearing impaired is available though the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.) An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement (EIS), if necessary), prepared by SEA, will be served upon all parties of record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during its preparation. Other interested persons may contact SEA to obtain a copy of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally will be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 30 days of its service. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: April 27, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–9070 Filed 5–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 87 (Friday, May 6, 2005)]
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[FR Doc No: 05-9070]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-70 (Sub-No. 4X)]


Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C.--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Miami-Dade County, FL

    On April 19, 2005, Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. (FEC), a 
Class II rail carrier, filed with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 
10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a 
portion of its South Little River Branch Line, extending from milepost 
LR 13.0 to milepost LR 18.0, a distance of 
approximately 5 miles in Miami-Dade County, FL (the line). No stations 
or terminals are located on the line. The line traverses United States 
Postal Service Zip Codes 33143, 33144, 33155, and 33156.
    The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in FEC's possession will be made available promptly to 
those requesting it.
    The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the 
conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by August 5, 2005.
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) 
will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting 
the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,200 
filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment 
of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for 
other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public 
use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 
49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than May 31, 2005. Each trail use 
request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 
1002.2(f)(27).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-70 (Sub-No. 4X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Terence 
M. Hynes, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20005.
    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Services at (202) 
565-1592 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations 
at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be 
directed to the Board's Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) at 
(202) 565-1539. (Assistance for the hearing impaired is available 
though the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.)
    An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement 
(EIS), if necessary), prepared by SEA, will be served upon all parties 
of record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during 
its preparation. Other interested persons may contact SEA to obtain a 
copy of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally 
will be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. 
The deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be 
within 30 days of its service.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: April 27, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-9070 Filed 5-5-05; 8:45 am]
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