Stillwater Central Railroad-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 71240 [E6-20903]

Download as PDF 71240 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 236 / Friday, December 8, 2006 / Notices couldn’t an alternative—not a supplementary—approach reduce total burden and be more effective? 8. Verify whether or not the statute and rule require the contact/registration information be kept for at least five years, not three years. Comments on these issues raised by OMB are solicited. NHTSA will take these comments into consideration in its submission to OMB asking for an extension of OMB Clearance No. 2127– 0050. Authority: 44 U.S.C.3506(c); delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.50. Issued on: December 5, 2006. H. Keith Brewer, Director, Crash Avoidance Standards. [FR Doc. E6–20936 Filed 12–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34938] Stillwater Central Railroad—Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement, Stillwater Central Railroad (SLWC) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) over SLWC’s rail line extending between milepost 668.73 at Long, OK, and milepost 438.9 at Sapulpa, OK, a distance of approximately 229.83 miles. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or before January 1, 2007.1 The purpose of the trackage rights is to allow for the movement of BNSF’s trains overhead between (a) Long, OK, and Oklahoma City, OK, and (b) Long, OK, and Sapulpa, OK. As a 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). sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 1 The trackage rights agreement provides for an initial term of 15 years. The parties must seek appropriate Board authority for the trackage rights to expire at the end of that time period. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Dec 07, 2006 Jkt 211001 This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the 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. 34938, 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 Sidney L. Strickland Jr., Sidney Strickland and Associates, PLLC, 3050 K Street, NW., Suite 101, Washington, DC 20007. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: December 1, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–20903 Filed 12–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub–No. 238X)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Yuba County, CA On November 20, 2006, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue service over an approximately 4.77-mile line of railroad known as the Pearson Industrial Lead, extending from milepost 133.29, near Alicia, to milepost 129.91, near Pearson, and milepost 0.00 to milepost 1.39, near Pearson, in Yuba County, CA. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 95901, and serves stations at Pearson and Reed. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in the possession of the railroad will be made available promptly to those requesting it. PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuing this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by March 9, 2007. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) to subsidize continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by a $1,300 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).1 All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 238X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. Replies to the petition are due on or before December 28, 2006. Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Services at (202) 565–1592 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis at (202) 565–1539. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: December 1, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–20789 Filed 12–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 1 Because this is a discontinuance of service proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Similarly, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and 1105.8(e). E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34938]


Stillwater Central Railroad--Trackage Rights Exemption--BNSF 
Railway Company

    Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement, Stillwater Central 
Railroad (SLWC) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to BNSF 
Railway Company (BNSF) over SLWC's rail line extending between milepost 
668.73 at Long, OK, and milepost 438.9 at Sapulpa, OK, a distance of 
approximately 229.83 miles.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or before January 
1, 2007.\1\ The purpose of the trackage rights is to allow for the 
movement of BNSF's trains overhead between (a) Long, OK, and Oklahoma 
City, OK, and (b) Long, OK, and Sapulpa, OK.
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    \1\ The trackage rights agreement provides for an initial term 
of 15 years. The parties must seek appropriate Board authority for 
the trackage rights to expire at the end of that time period.
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    As a 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 the 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. 34938, 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 Sidney L. Strickland Jr., 
Sidney Strickland and Associates, PLLC, 3050 K Street, NW., Suite 101, 
Washington, DC 20007.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``http://www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: December 1, 2006.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-20903 Filed 12-7-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P