Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Illinois Central Railroad Company, 31916-31917 [E8-12425]

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E8–12421 Filed 6–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–HY–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jun 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35146] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Illinois and Midland Railroad Company Illinois and Midland Railroad Company (IMRR) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over IMRR’s line between milepost 83.7 to milepost 87.1, a total distance of approximately 3.4 miles in Springfield, IL.1 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on June 18, 2008, the effective date of this exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). The temporary trackage rights will expire on or about June 30, 2008. 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 June 11, 2008 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law No. 110–161, § 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing 1 UP concurrently filed, in STB Finance Docket No. 35145, a Verified Notice of Exemption for temporary overhead trackage rights via Illinois Central Railroad Company (CN). Together, the temporary trackage rights via IMRR and CN will form a contiguous route which would allow UP traffic to detour around maintenance-of-way activities on UP’s line in Springfield, IL. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term ‘‘solid waste’’ is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35146, 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 https:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: May 28, 2008. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–12423 Filed 6–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35145] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad Company Illinois Central Railroad Company (CN) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) extending from CN’s connection with UP at IC Junction (near Isles) to CN’s connection with Illinois and Midland Railroad Company at Avenue Tower (milepost 191.9), a total distance of approximately 4.6 miles in Springfield, IL.1 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on June 19, 2008.2 The temporary trackage rights will expire on or about June 25, 2008. 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 1 UP concurrently filed, in STB Finance Docket No. 35146, a Verified Notice of Exemption for temporary overhead trackage rights via Illinois and Midland Railroad Company (IMRR). Together, the temporary trackage rights via CN and IMRR will form a contiguous route which would allow UP traffic to detour around maintenance-of-way activities on UP’s line in Springfield, IL. 2 The exemption is scheduled to become effective on June 18, 2008 (30 days after the exemption was filed). E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 4, 2008 / Notices 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 June 11, 2008 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law No. 110–161, § 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term ‘‘solid waste’’ is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35145, 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 https:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: May 28, 2008. By the Board, David M. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 108 (Wednesday, June 4, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31916-31917]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12425]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35145]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--Illinois Central Railroad Company

    Illinois Central Railroad Company (CN) has agreed to grant 
temporary overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company 
(UP) extending from CN's connection with UP at IC Junction (near Isles) 
to CN's connection with Illinois and Midland Railroad Company at Avenue 
Tower (milepost 191.9), a total distance of approximately 4.6 miles in 
Springfield, IL.\1\
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    \1\ UP concurrently filed, in STB Finance Docket No. 35146, a 
Verified Notice of Exemption for temporary overhead trackage rights 
via Illinois and Midland Railroad Company (IMRR). Together, the 
temporary trackage rights via CN and IMRR will form a contiguous 
route which would allow UP traffic to detour around maintenance-of-
way activities on UP's line in Springfield, IL.
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    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on June 19, 2008.\2\ 
The temporary trackage rights will expire on or about June 25, 2008. 
The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to facilitate the 
performance of maintenance work on UP lines.
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    \2\ The exemption is scheduled to become effective on June 18, 
2008 (30 days after the exemption was filed).
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    As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the 
acquisition of the temporary trackage rights will be

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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 June 
11, 2008 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
    Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 
No. 110-161, Sec.  193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision 
authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer 
facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of 
its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid 
waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term 
``solid waste'' is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35145, 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.

    Decided: May 28, 2008.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Anne K. Quinlan,
Acting Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-12425 Filed 6-3-08; 8:45 am]
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