The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Saint Bernard Parish, LA, 40780 [E6-11267]

Download as PDF 40780 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 137 / Tuesday, July 18, 2006 / Notices comments received after the comment closing date in the public docket and will consider them to the extent practicable. In addition to late comments, FMCSA will also continue to file in the public docket relevant information that becomes available after the comment closing date. Interested persons should monitor the public docket for new material. Issued on: July 10, 2006. David H. Hugel, Acting Administration. [FR Doc. E6–11289 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [Docket No. FTA–2005–22657] RIN 2132–AA85 Charter Service Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. AGENCY: Notice of new meeting location and time of the meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC) meeting. 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[FR Doc. 06–6324 Filed 7–14–06; 12:25 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–57–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:25 Jul 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–290 (Sub–No. 273X)] The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company—Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Saint Bernard Parish, LA The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company (AGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR), has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 4.50-mile line of railroad, between milepost 0.00 PT, at Poydras Junction, and milepost 4.50 PT, at Toca, in Saint Bernard Parish, LA. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 70085. AGS has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years, and that overhead traffic, if there were any, could be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.1 As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on August 17, 2006,2 unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),3 must 1 Because this is a discontinuance of service proceedingand not an abandonment, the proceeding is exempt from the requirements of 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), and 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter). 2 Because this is a discontinuance proceeding, trailuse/rail banking and public use conditions are not applicable. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, whichwas increased to $1,300 effective on PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be filed by July 28, 2006. Petitions to reopen must be filed by August 7, 2006, with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to applicant’s representative: James R. Paschall, Senior General Attorney, The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. Decided: July 11, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11267 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3520–A Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 3520–A, Annual Information Return of Foreign Trust With a U.S. Owner. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 18, 2006 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Allan Hopkins, at (202) 622–6665, or at Internal Revenue April 19, 2006. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection with Licensing and Related Services—2006 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 13) (STB served Mar. 20, 2006). E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-290 (Sub-No. 273X)]


The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company--Discontinuance of 
Service Exemption--in Saint Bernard Parish, LA

    The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company (AGS), a wholly owned 
subsidiary of Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR), has filed a 
notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F--Exempt Abandonments 
and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 4.50-mile 
line of railroad, between milepost 0.00 PT, at Poydras Junction, and 
milepost 4.50 PT, at Toca, in Saint Bernard Parish, LA. The line 
traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 70085.
    AGS has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years, and that overhead traffic, if there were 
any, could be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed 
by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local 
government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of 
service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation 
Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in 
favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements 
at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) 
(notice to governmental agencies) have been met.\1\
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    \1\ Because this is a discontinuance of service proceedingand 
not an abandonment, the proceeding is exempt from the requirements 
of 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic 
reports), and 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter).
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    As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected 
by the discontinuance shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. 
Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this 
condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for 
partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed.
    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be 
effective on August 17, 2006,\2\ unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 
49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\3\ must be filed by July 28, 2006. Petitions to 
reopen must be filed by August 7, 2006, with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \2\ Because this is a discontinuance proceeding, trailuse/rail 
banking and public use conditions are not applicable.
    \3\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, whichwas 
increased to $1,300 effective on April 19, 2006. See Regulations 
Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection with Licensing 
and Related Services--2006 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 13) 
(STB served Mar. 20, 2006).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
applicant's representative: James R. Paschall, Senior General Attorney, 
The Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company, Three Commercial Place, 
Norfolk, VA 23510.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

    Decided: July 11, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-11267 Filed 7-17-06; 8:45 am]
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