SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. Line in Albany County, NY, 57099 [E7-19601]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 193 / Friday, October 5, 2007 / Notices Total Responses: 77,002. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 46,021 hours. Status: Regular Review. Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3507(a) and 5 CFR 1320.5(b), 1320.8(b)(3)(vi), FRA informs all interested parties that it may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. Issued in Washington, DC on September 28, 2007. D.J. Stadtler, Director, Office of Financial Management, Federal Railroad Administration. [FR Doc. E7–19678 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P 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: October 1, 2007. By the Board, Chairman Nottingham, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–19714 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 57099 Petitions for stay must be filed no later than October 12, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35083, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. Also, a copy of each pleading must be served on Fritz R. Kahn, Fritz R. Kahn, P.C., 1920 N Street, NW., 8th floor, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: September 28, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–19601 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Surface Transportation Board DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [STB Finance Docket No. 35062] Surface Transportation Board Finger Lakes Railway Corp.—Control Exemption—Ontario Central Railroad Corp.; Notice of Exemption [STB Finance Docket No. 35083] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DoT. ACTION: Notice of exemption. The Board grants an exemption, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323, et seq., for Finger Lakes Railway Corp. (FGLK), a Class III rail carrier, to acquire control by purchase of 81.05% of the issued and outstanding stock of Ontario Central Railroad Corp. (ONCT) from Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad Corp. The rail line consists of 14 miles of the rail line in New York. DATES: The exemption will be effective on October 15, 2007. Petitions to stay must be filed by October 10, 2007. Petitions to reopen must be filed by October 22, 2007. ADDRESSES: An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35062, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of all pleadings must be served on FGLK’s representative, Eric M. Hocky, Gollatz, Griffin & Ewing, P.C., Four Penn Center, Suite 200, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103–2808. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Farr, (202) 245–0359. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Oct 04, 2007 Jkt 214001 Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35086] SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC— Lease and Operation Exemption— Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. Line in Albany County, NY SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC (SMS), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc., d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway, and operate the Voorheesville Running Track, approximately 15 miles of rail line extending between milepost 11.00 in Voorheesville 12085 and a point 50 feet south of the centerline of the bridge at milepost 26.14 (or engineering station 6136+/¥) in Delanson 12053, including the use of wye track and any track leading to the Northeast Industrial Park at milepost 12.1 and 12.29, in Albany County, NY. SMS certifies that its projected revenues as a result of the transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is October 19, 2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). If the verified 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 transaction. PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ogeechee Railroad Company— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Georgia Midland Railroad, Inc. Ogeechee Railroad Company (ORC), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire (by lease assignment) Georgia Midland Railroad, Inc.’s (GMR) lease from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GADOT) of a 21.1-mile rail line between milepost SA–36.4 at or near Ardmore, GA, and milepost SA– 57.5 at or near Sylvania, GA (the Sylvania line), and to operate over it. ORC indicates that, with the consent of GADOT, GMR acquired its lease of the Sylvania line by assignment from Ogeechee Railway Company.1 ORC states that an agreement has been reached between ORC and GMR for the assignment of GMR’s lease to ORC and for ORC’s operation of the line. According to ORC, GADOT has indicated that it will consent to the assignment of GMR’s lease to ORC upon ORC’s becoming a rail carrier. ORC certifies that its projected revenues do not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and further certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed $5 million. 1 See Georgia Midland Railroad, Inc.— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Ogeechee Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34466 (STB served Mar. 12, 2004). E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35083]


SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC--Lease and Operation Exemption--
Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. Line in Albany County, NY

    SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC (SMS), a Class III rail carrier, 
has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease 
from Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc., d/b/a Canadian Pacific 
Railway, and operate the Voorheesville Running Track, approximately 15 
miles of rail line extending between milepost 11.00 in Voorheesville 
12085 and a point 50 feet south of the centerline of the bridge at 
milepost 26.14 (or engineering station 6136+/-) in Delanson 12053, 
including the use of wye track and any track leading to the Northeast 
Industrial Park at milepost 12.1 and 12.29, in Albany County, NY.
    SMS certifies that its projected revenues as a result of the 
transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I 
rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million.
    The earliest this transaction may be consummated is October 19, 
2007, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption 
was filed).
    If the verified 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 transaction. 
Petitions for stay must be filed no later than October 12, 2007 (at 
least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35083, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. Also, a copy of 
each pleading must be served on Fritz R. Kahn, Fritz R. Kahn, P.C., 
1920 N Street, NW., 8th floor, Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: September 28, 2007.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E7-19601 Filed 10-4-07; 8:45 am]
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