Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company-Amended Trackage Rights Exemption-Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company, 35740 [E7-12607]

Download as PDF 35740 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 125 / Friday, June 29, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35046] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company—Amended Trackage Rights Exemption—Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company (DWP) has agreed to amend the existing overhead trackage rights previously granted to Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company (DMIR).1 The rights extend between Shelton Junction, MN (milepost 70.7 on DWP’s Rainy Subdivision), and Nopeming Junction, MN (milepost 10.7 on DWP’s Rainy Subdivision), a distance of approximately 60 miles. DMIR states that the amendment will allow a limited expansion of DMIR’s rights on tracks over which it already operates. The purpose of the proposed transaction is to allow for nonexclusive overhead movements, reblocking cars within single trains, or setting out cars requiring servicing over the existing trackage, thus enhancing operational efficiency. The transaction includes all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the subject tracks, and right-of-way for the tracks, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other necessary appurtenances, a distance of approximately 60.0 miles, all within the State of Minnesota. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is July 14, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must 1 DMIR initially obtained these trackage rights in Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34424 (Sub-No. 2) (STB served Apr. 9, 2004). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:20 Jun 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 be filed no later than July 6, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35046, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: June 25, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–12607 Filed 6–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35047] Wisconsin Central Ltd.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated June 4, 2007, Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company (DMIR) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC) over a line of railroad between South Itasca, WI (milepost 455.1), and Shelton Junction, MN (milepost 68.4), via Carson, MN, including all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the subject tracks, and right-of-way for the tracks, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other necessary appurtenances, a distance of approximately 80.80 miles, all within the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin.1 The earliest this transaction may be consummated is July 14, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). The purpose of the trackage rights is to enhance operational efficiency in the movement of overhead freight movements, reblocking of cars within the same train, and setting out cars 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between WC and DMIR was filed with the notice of exemption. The full version of the agreement, as required by 49 CFR 1180.6(a)(7)(ii), was concurrently filed under seal along with a motion for protective order. The request for a protective order is being addressed in a separate decision. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requiring servicing between South Itasca and Shelton Junction. 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed by July 6, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35047, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: June 25, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–12608 Filed 6–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35048] Wisconsin Central Ltd.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated June 4, 2007, Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company (DWP) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC) over a line of railroad between Nopeming Junction, MN (milepost 10.7), and Ranier, MN (milepost 165.3), including all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the subject tracks, and right-of-way for the tracks, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other necessary appurtenances, a distance of E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 125 (Friday, June 29, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35046]


Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company--Amended Trackage 
Rights Exemption--Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company

    Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company (DWP) has agreed to 
amend the existing overhead trackage rights previously granted to 
Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company (DMIR).\1\ The rights 
extend between Shelton Junction, MN (milepost 70.7 on DWP's Rainy 
Subdivision), and Nopeming Junction, MN (milepost 10.7 on DWP's Rainy 
Subdivision), a distance of approximately 60 miles. DMIR states that 
the amendment will allow a limited expansion of DMIR's rights on tracks 
over which it already operates.
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    \1\ DMIR initially obtained these trackage rights in Duluth, 
Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company--Trackage Rights Exemption--
Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 
34424 (Sub-No. 2) (STB served Apr. 9, 2004).
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    The purpose of the proposed transaction is to allow for 
nonexclusive overhead movements, reblocking cars within single trains, 
or setting out cars requiring servicing over the existing trackage, 
thus enhancing operational efficiency. The transaction includes all 
industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter 
constructed along the subject tracks, and right-of-way for the tracks, 
signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone 
lines, and other necessary appurtenances, a distance of approximately 
60.0 miles, all within the State of Minnesota.
    The earliest this transaction may be consummated is July 14, 2007, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was 
filed).
    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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for 
stay must be filed no later than July 6, 2007 (at least 7 days before 
the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35046, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas J. Healey, 17641 S. 
Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: June 25, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E7-12607 Filed 6-28-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P