Southwestern Railroad Company, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Ellis County, OK, and Lipscomb, Ochiltree, and Hansford Counties, TX, 47126 [E7-16213]

Download as PDF 47126 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 22, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–341 (Sub-No. 1X)] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Southwestern Railroad Company, Inc.—Abandonment Exemption—in Ellis County, OK, and Lipscomb, Ochiltree, and Hansford Counties, TX On August 2, 2007, Southwestern Railroad Company, Inc. (SWRR), filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to permit the abandonment of an 85.3-mile rail line extending from milepost 0.10 at Shattuck, OK, to milepost 85.4 at Spearman, TX, in Ellis County, OK, and Lipscomb, Ochiltree and Hansford Counties, TX. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 73858, 79034, 79024, 79005, 79070, 79033, 79093 and 79081, and includes no stations. The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in SWRR’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. 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 issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by November 20, 2007. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) 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). All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than September 11, 2007. Each trail use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(27). All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–341 (Sub-No. 1X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Karl Morrell, Ball Janik LLP, 1455 F Street, NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005. Replies to the petition are due on or before September 11, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Aug 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Services at (202) 245–0230 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 (SEA) at (202) 245–0305. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-341 (Sub-No. 1X)]


Southwestern Railroad Company, Inc.--Abandonment Exemption--in 
Ellis County, OK, and Lipscomb, Ochiltree, and Hansford Counties, TX

    On August 2, 2007, Southwestern Railroad Company, Inc. (SWRR), 
filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 
10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to permit 
the abandonment of an 85.3-mile rail line extending from milepost 0.10 
at Shattuck, OK, to milepost 85.4 at Spearman, TX, in Ellis County, OK, 
and Lipscomb, Ochiltree and Hansford Counties, TX. The line traverses 
U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 73858, 79034, 79024, 79005, 79070, 79033, 
79093 and 79081, and includes no stations.
    The line does not contain federally granted rights-of-way. Any 
documentation in SWRR's possession will be made available promptly to 
those requesting it.
    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 issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by November 20, 2007.
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) 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).
    All interested persons should be aware that, following abandonment 
of rail service and salvage of the line, the line may be suitable for 
other public use, including interim trail use. Any request for a public 
use condition under 49 CFR 1152.28 or for trail use/rail banking under 
49 CFR 1152.29 will be due no later than September 11, 2007. Each trail 
use request must be accompanied by a $200 filing fee. See 49 CFR 
1002.2(f)(27).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. 
AB-341 (Sub-No. 1X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) Karl 
Morrell, Ball Janik LLP, 1455 F Street, NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 
20005. Replies to the petition are due on or before September 11, 2007.
    Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Services at (202) 
245-0230 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 (SEA) at 
(202) 245-0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available 
through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.]
    An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement 
(EIS), if necessary) prepared by SEA will be served upon all parties of 
record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during its 
preparation. Other interested persons may contact SEA to obtain a copy 
of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally will 
be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The 
deadline for submission of comments on the EA will generally be within 
30 days of its service.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at: 
http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: August 13, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-16213 Filed 8-21-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P