BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption -Union Pacific Railroad Company, 979 [06-15]

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 4 (Friday, January 6, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34812]


BNSF Railway Company--Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption --Union 
Pacific Railroad Company

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant temporary 
overhead trackage rights to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) over UP's 
Chester Subdivision between milepost 131.3, Rockview Junction, MO, and 
milepost 0.0, Valley Junction, IL, a distance of approximately 132 
miles.
    The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on December 28, 
2005, the effective date of this notice, and the temporary rights will 
expire on March 21, 2006. The purpose of the temporary rights is for 
bridging BNSF's train service while BNSF's main lines are out of 
service due to certain programmed track, roadbed and structural 
maintenance.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the 
acquisition of the temporary rights will be protected by the conditions 
imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.--Trackage Rights--BN, 354 I.C.C. 
605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.--Lease and 
Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any employee affected by the 
discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the 
conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it 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. 34812, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on Sidney L. Strickland, Jr., 
Sidney Strickland and Associates, PLLC, 3050 K Street, NW., Suite 101, 
Washington, DC 20007.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``http://www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: December 28, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-15 Filed 1-5-06; 8:45 am]
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