New Mexico Department of Transportation-Acquisition Exemption-Certain Assets of the BNSF Railway Company, 1584 [06-189]

Download as PDF 1584 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 6 / Tuesday, January 10, 2006 / Notices customer Web site that may be accessed at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/ manufacture/agent/customer.html. Estimated Annual Burden: 120 hours. Estimated Number of Respondents: 240 respondents. The Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued on: January 4, 2006. John Donaldson, Assistant Chief Counsel for Legislation and General Law. [FR Doc. E6–78 Filed 1–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board provide freight rail service on the line.1 According to NMDOT, the parties plan to close on the first phase of the transaction on January 17, 2006. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to reopen the proceeding 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. 34793, 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 Kevin M. Sheys, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, 1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 4, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–189 Filed 1–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P [STB Finance Docket No. 34793] wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES New Mexico Department of Transportation—Acquisition Exemption—Certain Assets of the BNSF Railway Company DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), an agency of the State of New Mexico and a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) certain right-of-way and trackage, totaling approximately 297.1 miles in Valencia, Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Mora, and Colfax Counties, NM, and Las Animas County, CO. The rail line extends between milepost 932.1 in Belen, NM, on BNSF’s El Paso Subdivision and milepost 635.0 in Trinidad, CO, on BNSF’s Raton Subdivision. NMDOT states that, pursuant to a purchase and sale agreement between the parties, BNSF will in three separate phases convey to NMDOT the right-ofway, track, and other real property and assets associated with the line, subject to BNSF’s retention of a permanent, exclusive freight railroad operating easement. NMDOT indicates that it will not acquire the right or obligation to Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Jan 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). We invite comments on the continuing information collections listed below in this notice. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 13, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco 1 For these reasons, NMDOT has simultaneously filed a motion to dismiss the notice of exemption in this proceeding. The motion will be addressed in a subsequent Board decision. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses: • P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; • 202–927–8525 (facsimile); or • formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail). Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 x 11 inch pages in order to ensure electronic access to our equipment. To obtain additional information, copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; or telephone 202–927– 8210. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested information. E:\FR\FM\10JAN1.SGM 10JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 6 (Tuesday, January 10, 2006)]
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[FR Doc No: 06-189]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34793]


New Mexico Department of Transportation--Acquisition Exemption--
Certain Assets of the BNSF Railway Company

    New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), an agency of the 
State of New Mexico and a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from the BNSF Railway Company 
(BNSF) certain right-of-way and trackage, totaling approximately 297.1 
miles in Valencia, Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Mora, 
and Colfax Counties, NM, and Las Animas County, CO. The rail line 
extends between milepost 932.1 in Belen, NM, on BNSF's El Paso 
Subdivision and milepost 635.0 in Trinidad, CO, on BNSF's Raton 
Subdivision.
    NMDOT states that, pursuant to a purchase and sale agreement 
between the parties, BNSF will in three separate phases convey to NMDOT 
the right-of-way, track, and other real property and assets associated 
with the line, subject to BNSF's retention of a permanent, exclusive 
freight railroad operating easement. NMDOT indicates that it will not 
acquire the right or obligation to provide freight rail service on the 
line.\1\ According to NMDOT, the parties plan to close on the first 
phase of the transaction on January 17, 2006.
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    \1\ For these reasons, NMDOT has simultaneously filed a motion 
to dismiss the notice of exemption in this proceeding. The motion 
will be addressed in a subsequent Board decision.
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    If the notice contains false or misleading information, the 
exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to reopen the proceeding 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. 34793, 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 Kevin M. Sheys, Kirkpatrick & 
Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, 1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: January 4, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-189 Filed 1-9-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P