BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 17956 [06-3389]

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E6–5050 Filed 4–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:13 Apr 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34850] BNSF Railway Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement entered into between UP and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), has agreed to grant limited temporary overhead trackage rights to BNSF eastbound trains on: (1) UP’s Dallas Subdivision from Tower 55 at Fort Worth, TX (milepost 245.3), to Longview, TX (milepost 89.6); (2) UP’s Little Rock Subdivision from Longview (milepost 89.6) to North Little Rock, AR (milepost 343.6); (3) UP’s Hoxie Subdivision from North Little Rock, AR (milepost 343.6), to Bald Knob, AR (milepost 287.9); and (4) UP’s Memphis Subdivision from Bald Knob (milepost 287.9) to Kentucky Street, Memphis, TN, UP’s (milepost 378.1), a distance of 542.2 miles. UP has also agreed to grant limited overhead trackage rights to BNSF for westbound trains on: (1) UP’s Memphis Subdivision from Kentucky Street to Briark, AR (milepost 375.3); (2) UP’s Brinkley Subdivision (milepost 4.1) to Brinkley, AR (milepost 70.6); (3) UP’s Jonesboro Subdivision (milepost 200.5) to Pine Bluff, AR (milepost 264.2); (4) UP’s Pine Bluff Subdivision (milepost 264.2) to Big Sandy, TX (milepost 525.1); and (5) UP’s Dallas Subdivision (milepost 114.5), to Tower 55, at Fort Worth (milepost 245.3), a distance of 526.3 miles. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on March 27, 2006, the effective date of this notice, and the temporary trackage rights will expire on or about June 30, 2006. The temporary trackage rights are for the sole purpose of 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 trackage 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 PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 34850, 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., 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: April 4, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–3389 Filed 4–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34841 (Sub-No. 1)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement entered into between BNSF and Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP), has agreed to provide UP with temporary overhead trackage rights, to expire on April 30, 2006, over BNSF’s line of railroad between milepost 2.0, in Lake Yard, OR, and milepost 8.1, in North Portland Junction, OR, a distance of approximately 6.1 miles. The original trackage rights granted in Union Pacific Railroad Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34841 (STB served Mar. 20, 2006), covered the same line, but expire on March 30, 2006. The purpose of this transaction is to modify the temporary overhead trackage rights exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 34841 to extend the expiration date from March 30, 2006, to April 30, 2006.1 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on March 30, 2006. The modified temporary overhead trackage 1 Under the agreement between the parties, the temporary trackage rights will run through the date on which BNSF ceases to use temporary trackage rights granted by UP between Vallard Jct. and North Portland Jct., OR, but no later than April 30, 2006. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34850]


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

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP), pursuant to a written trackage 
rights agreement entered into between UP and BNSF Railway Company 
(BNSF), has agreed to grant limited temporary overhead trackage rights 
to BNSF eastbound trains on: (1) UP's Dallas Subdivision from Tower 55 
at Fort Worth, TX (milepost 245.3), to Longview, TX (milepost 89.6); 
(2) UP's Little Rock Subdivision from Longview (milepost 89.6) to North 
Little Rock, AR (milepost 343.6); (3) UP's Hoxie Subdivision from North 
Little Rock, AR (milepost 343.6), to Bald Knob, AR (milepost 287.9); 
and (4) UP's Memphis Subdivision from Bald Knob (milepost 287.9) to 
Kentucky Street, Memphis, TN, UP's (milepost 378.1), a distance of 
542.2 miles. UP has also agreed to grant limited overhead trackage 
rights to BNSF for westbound trains on: (1) UP's Memphis Subdivision 
from Kentucky Street to Briark, AR (milepost 375.3); (2) UP's Brinkley 
Subdivision (milepost 4.1) to Brinkley, AR (milepost 70.6); (3) UP's 
Jonesboro Subdivision (milepost 200.5) to Pine Bluff, AR (milepost 
264.2); (4) UP's Pine Bluff Subdivision (milepost 264.2) to Big Sandy, 
TX (milepost 525.1); and (5) UP's Dallas Subdivision (milepost 114.5), 
to Tower 55, at Fort Worth (milepost 245.3), a distance of 526.3 miles.
    The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on March 27, 2006, 
the effective date of this notice, and the temporary trackage rights 
will expire on or about June 30, 2006. The temporary trackage rights 
are for the sole purpose of 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 trackage 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. 34850, 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., 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: April 4, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-3389 Filed 4-6-06; 8:45 am]
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