Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 11428 [E7-4424]

Download as PDF 11428 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 13, 2007 / Notices Issued on: March 6, 2007. Larry W. Minor, Office Director, Bus and Truck Standards and Operations. [FR Doc. E7–4496 Filed 3–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 7)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Partial Revocation of Exemption. ACTION: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, revokes the class exemption as it pertains to the modified trackage rights described in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 6) 1 to permit the trackage rights to expire on or about December 31, 2007, in accordance with the agreement of the parties,2 subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— 1 On December 29, 2006, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) concurrently filed a verified notice of exemption under the Board’s class exemption procedures at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). The notice covered the agreement by the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) to extend the expiration date of the local trackage rights granted to UP over BNSF’s line of railroad between BNSF milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, OK, and BNSF milepost 631.1 near Joe Junction, TX, a distance of approximately 51 miles. UP submits that the trackage rights are only temporary rights, but, because they are ‘‘local’’ rather than ‘‘overhead’’ rights, they do not qualify for the Board’s class exemption for temporary trackage rights at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). See Union Pacific Railroad Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 6) (STB served Jan. 12, 2007). 2 The original trackage rights granted in Union Pacific Railroad Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (STB served Oct. 7, 2004), also extended from BNSF milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, OK, to BNSF milepost 631.1 near Joe Junction, TX. By decisions served on November 24, 2004, in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 1), on March 25, 2005, in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (SubNo. 3), and on March 23, 2006, in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 5), the Board granted exemptions to permit the trackage rights authorized in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 and extended in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 2), served on February 11, 2005, and in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 4), served on March 3, 2006, to expire. At the time of the last extension, it was anticipated by the parties that the rights would expire on or about December 31, 2006. However, this authority had not yet been exercised at the time of filing of the notice of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 6) for a further extension of the expiration date. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:58 Mar 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). DATES: This exemption is effective on April 12, 2007. Petitions to stay must be filed by March 23, 2007. Petitions to reopen must be filed by April 2, 2007. ADDRESSES: An original and 10 copies of all pleadings referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 7) must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioner’s representative: Gabriel S. Meyer, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph H. Dettmar (202) 245–0395. [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, 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: March 5, 2007. By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–4424 Filed 3–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P The meeting will be held Thursday, April 5, 2007 from 1 p.m. ET. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sallie Chavez at 1–888–912–1227, or 954–423–7979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10 (a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Thursday, April 5, 2007 from 1 p.m. ET via a telephone conference call. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888–912–1227 or 954–423–7979, or write Sallie Chavez, TAP Office, 1000 South Pine Island Road, Suite 340, Plantation, FL 33324. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Sallie Chavez. Ms. Chavez can be reached at 1–888–912– 1227 or 954–423–7979, or post comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include: Various IRS issues. DATES: Dated: March 7, 2007. John Fay, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E7–4467 Filed 3–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Coffman at 1–888–912–1227, or 206–220–6096. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee of the E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 7)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--BNSF Railway Company

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Partial Revocation of Exemption.

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SUMMARY: The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, revokes the class exemption 
as it pertains to the modified trackage rights described in STB Finance 
Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 6) \1\ to permit the trackage rights to 
expire on or about December 31, 2007, in accordance with the agreement 
of the parties,\2\ subject to the employee protective conditions set 
forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 
(1979).
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    \1\ On December 29, 2006, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) 
concurrently filed a verified notice of exemption under the Board's 
class exemption procedures at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). The notice 
covered the agreement by the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) to extend 
the expiration date of the local trackage rights granted to UP over 
BNSF's line of railroad between BNSF milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, 
OK, and BNSF milepost 631.1 near Joe Junction, TX, a distance of 
approximately 51 miles. UP submits that the trackage rights are only 
temporary rights, but, because they are ``local'' rather than 
``overhead'' rights, they do not qualify for the Board's class 
exemption for temporary trackage rights at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). See 
Union Pacific Railroad Company--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--BNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-
No. 6) (STB served Jan. 12, 2007).
    \2\ The original trackage rights granted in Union Pacific 
Railroad Company--Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption--The 
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, STB Finance Docket 
No. 34554 (STB served Oct. 7, 2004), also extended from BNSF 
milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, OK, to BNSF milepost 631.1 near Joe 
Junction, TX. By decisions served on November 24, 2004, in STB 
Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 1), on March 25, 2005, in STB 
Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 3), and on March 23, 2006, in STB 
Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 5), the Board granted exemptions 
to permit the trackage rights authorized in STB Finance Docket No. 
34554 and extended in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 2), 
served on February 11, 2005, and in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 
(Sub-No. 4), served on March 3, 2006, to expire. At the time of the 
last extension, it was anticipated by the parties that the rights 
would expire on or about December 31, 2006. However, this authority 
had not yet been exercised at the time of filing of the notice of 
exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 6) for a further 
extension of the expiration date.

DATES: This exemption is effective on April 12, 2007. Petitions to stay 
must be filed by March 23, 2007. Petitions to reopen must be filed by 
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April 2, 2007.

ADDRESSES: An original and 10 copies of all pleadings referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 7) must be filed with the Surface 
Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In 
addition, a copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioner's 
representative: Gabriel S. Meyer, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, 
Omaha, NE 68179.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph H. Dettmar (202) 245-0395. 
[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: March 5, 2007.

    By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and 
Commissioner Mulvey.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-4424 Filed 3-12-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P