Montana Rail Link, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 60608 [E6-16989]

Download as PDF 60608 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 198 / Friday, October 13, 2006 / Notices 1300 19th Street, NW., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: October 5, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16949 Filed 10–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34919] Montana Rail Link, Inc.—Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES2 BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Montana Rail Link, Inc. (MRL) over two rail segments: (1) From approximately milepost 68.17 to approximately milepost 69.0, a distance of approximately 0.83 miles at or near Spokane, WA; and (2) from approximately milepost 0.74 to approximately milepost 1.0, a distance of approximately 0.26 miles at or near Mossmain, MT. Both segments connect to track over which applicant already operates. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after October 2, 2006, the effective date of the exemption. The purpose of the trackage rights is to provide additional operating room to promote better efficiency and service, solely for access to one customer (and any subsequent successor entities to that one customer) relocating from a point on applicant’s line to a point on one of the trackage rights segments. As condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.—Trackage Rights—BN, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Oct 12, 2006 Jkt 211001 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry. Inc.—Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). 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. 34919, 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: Troy W. Garris, 1300 19th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: October 5, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 198 (Friday, October 13, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34919]


Montana Rail Link, Inc.--Trackage Rights Exemption--BNSF Railway 
Company

    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has agreed to grant overhead trackage 
rights to Montana Rail Link, Inc. (MRL) over two rail segments: (1) 
From approximately milepost 68.17 to approximately milepost 69.0, a 
distance of approximately 0.83 miles at or near Spokane, WA; and (2) 
from approximately milepost 0.74 to approximately milepost 1.0, a 
distance of approximately 0.26 miles at or near Mossmain, MT. Both 
segments connect to track over which applicant already operates.
    The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after October 
2, 2006, the effective date of the exemption.
    The purpose of the trackage rights is to provide additional 
operating room to promote better efficiency and service, solely for 
access to one customer (and any subsequent successor entities to that 
one customer) relocating from a point on applicant's line to a point on 
one of the trackage rights segments.
    As condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
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).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). 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. 34919, 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: Troy W. Garris, 1300 19th 
Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``http://www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: October 5, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-16989 Filed 10-12-06; 8:45 am]
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