BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 30475 [E6-8038]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 102 / Friday, May 26, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34878] BNSF Railway Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 BNSF overhead temporary trackage rights over UP’s line of railroad between Round Rock, TX (near milepost 160.4), and Ajax, TX (near milepost 209.1), on UP’s Austin Subdivision, a distance of approximately 48.7 miles. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on May 18, 2006 (the effective date of the exemption), and the temporary trackage rights are intended VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:12 May 25, 2006 Jkt 208001 to expire on July 15, 2006. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to relieve congestion on UP’s rail system in the San Antonio, TX area. As a condition to this exemption, any employees 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 employees 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) PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30475 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. 34878, 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: May 19, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–8038 Filed 5–25–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 102 (Friday, May 26, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34878]


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 BNSF overhead temporary trackage rights 
over UP's line of railroad between Round Rock, TX (near milepost 
160.4), and Ajax, TX (near milepost 209.1), on UP's Austin Subdivision, 
a distance of approximately 48.7 miles.
    The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on May 18, 2006 
(the effective date of the exemption), and the temporary trackage 
rights are intended to expire on July 15, 2006. The purpose of the 
temporary trackage rights is to relieve congestion on UP's rail system 
in the San Antonio, TX area.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees 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 employees 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. 34878, 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: May 19, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-8038 Filed 5-25-06; 8:45 am]
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