Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company, 35740-35741 [E7-12609]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 125 / Friday, June 29, 2007 / Notices approximately 154.6 miles, all within the State of Minnesota.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 requiring servicing between Nopeming Junction and Ranier. 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. 35048, 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. E7–12609 Filed 6–28–07; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between WC and DWP 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:20 Jun 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35052] 35741 By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–12631 Filed 6–28–07; 8:45 am] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—The Kansas City Southern Railway Company BILLING CODE 4915–01–P The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over KCS’s line between milepost 482.0 on KCS’s Mexico Subdivision at Kansas City, MO, and milepost 252.1 on KCS’s East St. Louis Terminal Subdivision at Godfrey, IL, a distance of approximately 285 miles. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on July 15, 2007, the effective date of this exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). The temporary trackage rights will expire on or about December 31, 2007. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to facilitate the performance of maintenance work on UP lines. As a condition to this exemption, any employee 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 employee 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 transaction. Any stay petition must be filed on or before 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. 35052, 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 Gabriel S. Meyer, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Surface Transportation Board Decided: June 25, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [STB Finance Docket No. 35050] Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Wisconsin Central Ltd. Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated June 4, 2007, Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company (DWP) over a line of railroad between South Itasca, WI (milepost 455.1), and Fond du Lac (Shops Yard), WI (milepost 158.4), via Hoover, WI, 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 296.7 miles, all within the State of 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 requiring servicing between South Itasca and Fond du Lac (Shops Yard). 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 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between DWP and WC 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. E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 125 (Friday, June 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35740-35741]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12609]


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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

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approximately 154.6 miles, all within the State of Minnesota.\1\
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    \1\ A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between 
WC and DWP 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.
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    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 requiring servicing 
between Nopeming Junction and Ranier.
    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. 35048, 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. E7-12609 Filed 6-28-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P