Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC-Acquisition Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 70028 [05-22760]

Download as PDF 70028 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 222 / Friday, November 18, 2005 / Notices CFR 1150.31 to operate approximately 107.15 miles of rail lines to be acquired by lease, with an option to purchase, by Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC (MR&L) from Union Pacific Railroad Company. The rail lines consist of a line known as the Modoc Subdivision extending between milepost 552.0 near Texum, OR, and milepost 445.6 at the end of the track near McArthur, CA, and the Lakeview Branch extending between milepost 456.89 and milepost 458.60 at Alturas, CA. MNRR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. The transaction was expected to be consummated on or shortly after November 1, 2005. This transaction is related to two concurrently filed notices of exemption in: (1) STB Finance Docket No. 34769, Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC—Acquisition Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company, wherein MR&L seeks to acquire by lease, with an option to purchase, the rail lines to be operated by MNRR; and (2) STB Finance Docket No. 34722, Beth A. Blansett, William D. Blansett, and Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC—Continuance in Control Exemption, wherein Beth A. Blansett and William D. Blansett seek to continue in control of MNRR and MR&L, upon their becoming Class III rail carriers, and MR&L seeks to control MNRR. 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. 34768, 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 Dennis C. Farley, Lear & Lear, L.L.P., 229 South Main, Suite 2200, Wells Fargo Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: November 9, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–22759 Filed 11–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Nov 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34769] Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC—Acquisition Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC (MR&L), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire by lease, with an option to purchase, approximately 107.15 miles of rail lines from Union Pacific Railroad Company. The rail lines consist of a line known as the Modoc Subdivision extending between milepost 552.0 near Texum, OR, and milepost 445.6 at the end of the track near McArthur, CA, and the Lakeview Branch extending between milepost 456.89 and milepost 458.60 at Alturas, CA. MR&L certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. The transaction was expected to be consummated on or shortly after November 1, 2005. This transaction is related to two concurrently filed notices of exemption in: (1) STB Finance Docket No. 34768, Modoc Northern Railroad Company— Operation Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company, wherein Modoc Northern Railroad Company (MNRR) seeks to operate the rail lines being acquired by lease by MR&L; and (2) STB Finance Docket No. 34722, Beth A. Blansett, William D. Blansett, and Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC—Continuance in Control Exemption, wherein Beth A. Blansett and William D. Blansett seek to continue in control of MR&L and MNRR, upon their becoming Class III rail carriers, and MR&L seeks to control MNRR. 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. 34769, 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 Dennis C. Farley, Lear & Lear, L.L.P., 229 South Main, Suite 2200, Wells Fargo Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: November 9, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. 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The Committee will focus on monitoring the nationwide program implementation, reviewing and evaluating policy and program issues that affect implementation, recommending actions to improve the chiropractic health program, assisting in long-range planning and development, and such other matters as the Secretary determines to be appropriate. On December 6, the Committee will receive an update on the status of VA’s implementation of the chiropractic care program, briefings on related topics, and conduct a conference call with doctors of chiropractic at VA facilities. On December 7, the Committee will discuss and develop its final report to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting is requested to contact Ms. Sara McVicker, RN, MN, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 273–8559 not later than 12 noon Eastern time on Thursday, December 1, 2005 in order to facilitate entry to the building. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 222 (Friday, November 18, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 70028]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-22760]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34769]


Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC--Acquisition Exemption--Union 
Pacific Railroad Company

    Modoc Railway and Land Company LLC (MR&L), a noncarrier, has filed 
a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire by 
lease, with an option to purchase, approximately 107.15 miles of rail 
lines from Union Pacific Railroad Company. The rail lines consist of a 
line known as the Modoc Subdivision extending between milepost 552.0 
near Texum, OR, and milepost 445.6 at the end of the track near 
McArthur, CA, and the Lakeview Branch extending between milepost 456.89 
and milepost 458.60 at Alturas, CA.
    MR&L certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class 
III rail carrier and will not result in the creation of a Class II or 
Class I rail carrier.
    The transaction was expected to be consummated on or shortly after 
November 1, 2005.
    This transaction is related to two concurrently filed notices of 
exemption in: (1) STB Finance Docket No. 34768, Modoc Northern Railroad 
Company--Operation Exemption--Union Pacific Railroad Company, wherein 
Modoc Northern Railroad Company (MNRR) seeks to operate the rail lines 
being acquired by lease by MR&L; and (2) STB Finance Docket No. 34722, 
Beth A. Blansett, William D. Blansett, and Modoc Railway and Land 
Company LLC--Continuance in Control Exemption, wherein Beth A. Blansett 
and William D. Blansett seek to continue in control of MR&L and MNRR, 
upon their becoming Class III rail carriers, and MR&L seeks to control 
MNRR.
    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. 34769, 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 Dennis C. Farley, Lear & Lear, 
L.L.P., 229 South Main, Suite 2200, Wells Fargo Center, Salt Lake City, 
UT 84111.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: November 9, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-22760 Filed 11-17-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P