Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor, 36167 [E6-9943]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 121 / Friday, June 23, 2006 / Notices for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system or relief from the requirements of 49 CFR part 236 as detailed below. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES [Docket Number FRA–2006–24646] Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad, Mr. John C. Estes, Jr., Superintendent Locomotive, 1400 Douglas Stop 1050, Omaha, Nebraska 68179. The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) seeks relief from the requirements of the Rules, Standards and Instructions, Title 49 CFR, part 236, section 236.586, Daily or after trip test. Specifically, UP is seeking to change the administration of the first sentence in paragraph (a) from ‘‘intervals of not more than 2 months’’ to ‘‘intervals of not more than 92 days’’ for all cab signal devices on locomotives operated on the UP. 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Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at http:// dms.dot.gov. FRA wishes to inform all potential commenters that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Jun 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477– 78) or you may visit http://dms.dot.gov. FRA expects to be able to determine these matters without an oral hearing. However, if a specific request for an oral hearing is accompanied by a showing that the party is unable to adequately present his or her position by written statements, an application may be set for public hearing. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 19, 2006. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E6–9970 Filed 6–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2006– 3)] Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor Surface Transportation Board. Approval of rail cost adjustment AGENCY: ACTION: factor. SUMMARY: The Board has approved the third quarter 2006 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The third quarter 2006 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.192. The third quarter 2006 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.566. The third quarter 2006 RCAF–5 is 0.540. DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mac Frampton, (202) 565–1541. [Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1–800–877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision, which is available on our Web site http://www.stb.dot.gov. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, e-mail or call the Board’s contractor, ASAP Document Solutions; 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; phone (202) 306–4004. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS: 1–800–877–8339.] This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or energy conservation. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Decided: June 19, 2006. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36167 By the Board, Chairman Buttrey and Vice Chairman Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9943 Filed 6–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34729 (Sub-No. 1)] Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—In Saginaw County, MI Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company (SBS), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire from CSX Transportation, Inc. its contractual right to operate, via trackage rights, over approximately 6.84 miles of rail line owned by Huron & Eastern Railway Company, Inc. (HESR) in Saginaw County, MI, extending from a point 440 feet northeast of GTW milepost 40.96 along the Zilwaukee Spur at the Saginaw Station to milepost CBE 7.72 at the Paines Station.1 SBS certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. SBS further certifies that its projected annual revenues are expected to exceed $5 million. SBS has included a request in its notice filed on May 26, 2006, for waiver of the requirements of 49 CFR 1150.42(e) to permit the exemption to become effective without providing the 60-day advance notice. Finding no adverse impact on the affected employees, by decision served on June 19, 2006, the Board has granted SBS’s request and waived the requirements of 49 CFR 1150.42(e).2 The waiver decision has the effect of making the 1 This notice was filed pursuant to the Board’s May 5, 2006 decision directing SBS to file a new notice of exemption to acquire the authority sought here. See Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company—Acquisition and Operation Exemption— Rail line of CSX Transportation, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34729 (STB served May 5, 2006). SBS had inadvertently failed to include what would have been a grant of incidental trackage rights to operate over HESR’s line in its notice of exemption filed on September 1, 2005, and thus did not have Board authority to operate over the subject line. See Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Rail line of CSX Transportation, Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34729 (STB served and published in the Federal Register on Sept. 27, 2005) (70 FR 56525). 2 See Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—In Saginaw County, MI, STB Finance Docket No. 34729 (SubNo. 1) (STB served June 19, 2006). E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2006-3)]


Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor.

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SUMMARY: The Board has approved the third quarter 2006 rail cost 
adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of 
American Railroads. The third quarter 2006 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.192. 
The third quarter 2006 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.566. The third quarter 2006 
RCAF-5 is 0.540.

DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mac Frampton, (202) 565-1541. [Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1-800-877-
8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the 
Board's decision, which is available on our Web site http://
www.stb.dot.gov. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, e-
mail or call the Board's contractor, ASAP Document Solutions; 9332 
Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; 
phone (202) 306-4004. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available 
through FIRS: 1-800-877-8339.]
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or energy conservation.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not 
have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

    Decided: June 19, 2006.

    By the Board, Chairman Buttrey and Vice Chairman Mulvey.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-9943 Filed 6-22-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P