Providence and Worcester Railroad Company-Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, 62042 [E6-17597]

Download as PDF 62042 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 203 / Friday, October 20, 2006 / Notices Notice of filing of application. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ACTION: Surface Transportation Board SUMMARY: Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) has filed an application for its participation in an existing railroad agreement for the pooling of services related to multilevel cars used to transport motor vehicles and boxcars used to transport automobile parts. P&W is a common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. Its participation in the pooling agreement will be with respect to the movement of multilevel railcars between an automobile staging facility located at Davisville, RI, and its connections with various railroads. DATES: Any comments on the application must be filed by November 20, 2006. ADDRESSES: Send an original plus 10 copies of any comments, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 9), to the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, send one copy of any comments to: (1) The U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, 10th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530; and (2) Edward D. Greenberg, Galland, Kharash, Greenberg, Fellman & Swirsky, P.C., 1054 Thirty-First Street, NW., Washington, DC 20007–4492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Ziembicki, (202) 565–1604. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 49 U.S.C. 11322, the Board may approve pooling agreements that are voluntarily entered into by carriers, provided that the pooling or division of traffic, services, or earnings will be in the interest of better service to the public or of economy of operation and will not unreasonably restrain competition. The pooling agreement that P&W seeks to join was originally approved by the Board’s predecessor, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.—Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (ICC served Aug. 29, 1981). That agreement applied only to multilevel cars. Subsequently, the ICC approved amendments to the agreement authorizing the pooling of railroad services in auto-parts boxcars in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.—Pooling of Car Services Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 3) (ICC [STB Finance Docket No. 34926] Greenville & Western Railway Company, LLC—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Line of CSX Transportation, Inc. Greenville & Western Railway Company, LLC (GRLW), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from CSX Transportation, Inc., and to operate a rail line extending from milepost AKL 26.26, near Belton, to milepost AKL 39.00, near Pelzer, a distance of 12.74 miles, in Anderson County, SC. GRLW certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier, and further certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on October 20, 2006. If the verified notice 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. 34926 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Steven C. Hawkins, President, Greenville & Western Railway Company, LLC, Post Office Box 16614, Greenville, SC 29606– 7614. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: October 16, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–17601 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES [STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 9)] Providence and Worcester Railroad Company—Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:52 Oct 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 served Apr. 18, 1986). The agreement was amended in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.—Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (SubNo. 6) (ICC served June 30, 1995) to enable railroads and shippers to obtain and use information that they otherwise would not have, thereby allowing pool members to increase the efficiency of distribution of the multilevel car fleet and minimize unnecessary investment. Other modifications included adding additional carriers to the pool, such as Canadian Pacific Limited in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.—Pooling of Car Services Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 1) (ICC Served Apr. 12, 1983), Canadian National Railway Company in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.—Pooling of Car Services Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 2) (ICC served May 12, 1983); Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana—Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 7) (STB served Sept. 28, 1999); and Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. in Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V.Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 8) (STB served Oct. 19, 2000). Decided: October 16, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–17597 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 16, 2006. The Department of Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 203 (Friday, October 20, 2006)]
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[FR Doc No: E6-17597]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 9)]


Providence and Worcester Railroad Company--Pooling of Car Service 
Regarding Multilevel Cars

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of filing of application.

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SUMMARY: Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) has filed an 
application for its participation in an existing railroad agreement for 
the pooling of services related to multilevel cars used to transport 
motor vehicles and boxcars used to transport automobile parts. P&W is a 
common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad in 
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. Its 
participation in the pooling agreement will be with respect to the 
movement of multilevel railcars between an automobile staging facility 
located at Davisville, RI, and its connections with various railroads.

DATES: Any comments on the application must be filed by November 20, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Send an original plus 10 copies of any comments, referring 
to STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 9), to the Surface 
Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In 
addition, send one copy of any comments to: (1) The U.S. Department of 
Justice, Antitrust Division, 10th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20530; and (2) Edward D. Greenberg, Galland, Kharash, 
Greenberg, Fellman & Swirsky, P.C., 1054 Thirty-First Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20007-4492.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Ziembicki, (202) 565-1604. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 49 U.S.C. 11322, the Board may approve 
pooling agreements that are voluntarily entered into by carriers, 
provided that the pooling or division of traffic, services, or earnings 
will be in the interest of better service to the public or of economy 
of operation and will not unreasonably restrain competition. The 
pooling agreement that P&W seeks to join was originally approved by the 
Board's predecessor, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), in The 
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.--Pooling of Car Service 
Regarding Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (ICC served Aug. 
29, 1981). That agreement applied only to multilevel cars. 
Subsequently, the ICC approved amendments to the agreement authorizing 
the pooling of railroad services in auto-parts boxcars in The Baltimore 
and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.--Pooling of Car Services Regarding 
Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 3) (ICC served Apr. 
18, 1986). The agreement was amended in The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 
Company, et al.--Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars, 
Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 6) (ICC served June 30, 1995) to 
enable railroads and shippers to obtain and use information that they 
otherwise would not have, thereby allowing pool members to increase the 
efficiency of distribution of the multilevel car fleet and minimize 
unnecessary investment. Other modifications included adding additional 
carriers to the pool, such as Canadian Pacific Limited in The Baltimore 
and Ohio Railroad Company, et al.--Pooling of Car Services Regarding 
Multilevel Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 1) (ICC Served Apr. 
12, 1983), Canadian National Railway Company in The Baltimore and Ohio 
Railroad Company, et al.--Pooling of Car Services Regarding Multilevel 
Cars, Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 2) (ICC served May 12, 1983); 
Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana--Pooling of Car Service Regarding 
Multilevel Cars, STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 7) (STB served 
Sept. 28, 1999); and Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. in Ferrocarril 
Mexicano, S.A. de C.V.-Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel 
Cars, STB Finance Docket No. 29653 (Sub-No. 8) (STB served Oct. 19, 
2000).


    Decided: October 16, 2006.
    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-17597 Filed 10-19-06; 8:45 am]
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