The Kansas City Southern Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 12673 [E7-4770]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 51 / Friday, March 16, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. 07–1272 Filed 3–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4909–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), to be held from 1 p.m.–3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2007, at the Great Lakes Room of the Coast Restaurant, 931 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202. The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing Discussion; Adjournment. Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later than March 30, 2007, Anita K. Blackman, Chief of Staff, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590; 202–366–0091. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued at Washington, DC, on March 13, 2007. Collister Johnson, Jr., Administrator. [FR Doc. E7–4863 Filed 3–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–61–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35004] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The Kansas City Southern Railway Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated February 28, 2007, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR): (1) On UP’s Little Rock Subdivision, extending between milepost 51.0 at Jefferson, TX, and milepost 344.3 at VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Mar 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 North Little Rock, AR; and (2) on UP’s Van Buren and Wagoner Subdivisions, extending between milepost 344.3 at North Little Rock, AR, and milepost 526.7 at Sallisaw, OK, a distance of approximately 379.3 miles. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on April 5, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). The temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on July 1, 2007. The sole purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to facilitate the bridging of KCSR’s train service while KCSR’s lines on its Shreveport and Heavener Subdivisions are out of service due to maintenance operations over those Subdivisions. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of the temporary 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), and any employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.—Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed by March 29, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35004, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 1001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on William A. Mullins, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: March 9, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–4770 Filed 3–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12673 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 448X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Thurston County, WA BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR Part 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 0.86-mile line of railroad that extends between Engineering Station 476+09 and Engineering Station 521+42 near Olympia, in Thurston County, WA. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 98502. BNSF has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic handled on the line can be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on April 17, 2007, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Outof-Service Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35004]


The Kansas City Southern Railway Company--Temporary Trackage 
Rights Exemption--Union Pacific Railroad Company

    Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated February 28, 
2007, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant temporary 
overhead trackage rights to The Kansas City Southern Railway Company 
(KCSR): (1) On UP's Little Rock Subdivision, extending between milepost 
51.0 at Jefferson, TX, and milepost 344.3 at North Little Rock, AR; and 
(2) on UP's Van Buren and Wagoner Subdivisions, extending between 
milepost 344.3 at North Little Rock, AR, and milepost 526.7 at 
Sallisaw, OK, a distance of approximately 379.3 miles.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on April 5, 2007, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was 
filed). The temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on July 
1, 2007.
    The sole purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to facilitate 
the bridging of KCSR's train service while KCSR's lines on its 
Shreveport and Heavener Subdivisions are out of service due to 
maintenance operations over those Subdivisions.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
acquisition of the temporary 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), and any employees affected by the 
discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the 
conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed 
by March 29, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes 
effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35004, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-1001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on William A. Mullins, 2401 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: March 9, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-4770 Filed 3-15-07; 8:45 am]
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