Genesee & Wyoming Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc., 65879 [E6-19039]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 217 / Thursday, November 9, 2006 / Notices The meeting will be held at: L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20024. ADDRESSES: Erik Takhounts, Ph.D., Office of Applied Vehicle Safety Research, Human Injury Research Division, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone number (202) 366– 4737; E-mail Erik.Takhounts@dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: With head and brain injury still a major factor in frontal crashes, NHTSA has identified a need to determine specific injury mechanisms and create more predictive injury criteria. The chief purpose of this Symposium is to hear the opinions, on an individual basis, of experts on short-, mid-, and long-term research efforts that may be relevant to the establishment of advanced brain/head injury criteria. 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E6–18919 Filed 11–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34913] Genesee & Wyoming Inc.— Continuance in Control Exemption— Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc. Surface Transportation Board. Notice of exemption. AGENCY: ACTION: The Board grants an exemption, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323–25 for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI), a noncarrier, to continue in control of Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc. (CBRR), upon CBRR’s becoming a rail carrier in a related transaction involving the acquisition and operation of certain rail assets of H&S Railroad Company, Inc., and Chattahoochee & Gulf Railroad Co., Inc., Class III rail carriers,1 subject to labor protective conditions. GWI is a holding company that directly or indirectly controls one Class II rail carrier and 23 operating Class III rail carriers. The rail assets acquired by CBRR in the related transaction connect with the rail line of an operating Class III rail carrier controlled by GWI. DATES: This exemption will be effective on November 24, 2006. Petitions to stay must be filed by November 20, 2006. Petitions to reopen must be filed by December 4, 2006. ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34913, to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, send one copy of pleadings to Kevin M. Sheys, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, 1601 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. 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: Additional information is contained in SUMMARY: 1 See Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc.— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Certain Assets of H&S Railroad Company, Inc., and Chattahoochee & Gulf Railroad Co., Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 34912 (STB served Sept. 15, 2006). PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65879 the Board’s decision. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, email or call: ASAP Document Solutions, 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; telephone (202) 306–4004. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1–800–877–8339]. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: November 1, 2006. By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and Commissioner Buttrey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–19039 Filed 11–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34946] Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Portland Terminal Railroad Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement, Portland Terminal Railroad Company (PTRR) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Portland & Western Railroad, Inc. (PNWR), extending between milepost 0.91 on BNSF Railway Company’s (BNSF) Fallbridge Subdivision and milepost 0.0 on Union Pacific Railroad Company’s (UP) Portland Subdivision, all located near Union Station in Portland, OR, a distance of approximately 1.5 miles. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after October 30, 2006, and the temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on December 30, 2006. This transaction is related to two concurrently filed notices of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 34944, Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company, and STB Finance Docket No. 34945, Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company. In STB Finance Docket No. 34944, BNSF has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to PNWR over a 3.6-mile line of railroad extending from the facilities of the Portland Terminal Railroad Company at Portland, OR, to Willbridge, OR, on (a) BNSF main track #1 between milepost 0.69 and milepost 4.32 and (b) BNSF E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 217 (Thursday, November 9, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34913]


Genesee & Wyoming Inc.--Continuance in Control Exemption--
Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc.

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of exemption.

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SUMMARY: The Board grants an exemption, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the 
prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for Genesee & Wyoming 
Inc. (GWI), a noncarrier, to continue in control of Chattahoochee Bay 
Railroad, Inc. (CBRR), upon CBRR's becoming a rail carrier in a related 
transaction involving the acquisition and operation of certain rail 
assets of H&S Railroad Company, Inc., and Chattahoochee & Gulf Railroad 
Co., Inc., Class III rail carriers,\1\ subject to labor protective 
conditions. GWI is a holding company that directly or indirectly 
controls one Class II rail carrier and 23 operating Class III rail 
carriers. The rail assets acquired by CBRR in the related transaction 
connect with the rail line of an operating Class III rail carrier 
controlled by GWI.
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    \1\ See Chattahoochee Bay Railroad, Inc.--Acquisition and 
Operation Exemption--Certain Assets of H&S Railroad Company, Inc., 
and Chattahoochee & Gulf Railroad Co., Inc., STB Finance Docket No. 
34912 (STB served Sept. 15, 2006).

DATES: This exemption will be effective on November 24, 2006. Petitions 
to stay must be filed by November 20, 2006. Petitions to reopen must be 
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filed by December 4, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring 
to STB Finance Docket No. 34913, to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 
K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, send one copy of 
pleadings to Kevin M. Sheys, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham 
LLP, 1601 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006.

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: Additional information is contained in the 
Board's decision. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, e-
mail or call: ASAP Document Solutions, 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, 
Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; telephone (202) 306-4004. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1-
800-877-8339].
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: November 1, 2006.

    By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and 
Commissioner Buttrey.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-19039 Filed 11-8-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P