The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Broome and Chenango Counties, NY, 51048 [E8-20073]

Download as PDF 51048 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 169 / Friday, August 29, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–286 (Sub–No. 5X)] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Broome and Chenango Counties, NY The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation (NYS&W) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a portion of NYS&W’s line of railroad known as the Utica Main Line between milepost 202.62 at or near Chenango Forks, Broome County, and milepost 243.64 at or near Sherburne, Chenango County, NY, a distance of approximately 41.02 miles.1 The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 13460, 13746, 13778, 13814, 13815 and 13830. NYS&W has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) all overhead traffic has been rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance of service shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.—Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on October 1, 2008, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA for continued rail service under 49 1 NYS&W states that it will use the discontinued line for rail car storage and other private uses. NYS&W also states that the title to the property is currently held by the Broome and Chenango County Industrial Development Authorities. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:36 Aug 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 must be filed by September 8, 2008.3 Petitions to reopen must be filed by September 18, 2008, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to NYS&W’s representative: Eric M. Hocky, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1910, Philadelphia, PA 19103. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 25, 2008. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20073 Filed 8–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Departmental Offices; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection that is due for renewed approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning recordkeeping requirements associated with Reporting of International Capital and Foreign Currency Transactions and Positions— 31 CFR Part 128. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 28, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments on international capital transactions and positions to: Dwight Wolkow, International Portfolio Investment Data 2 Effective July 18, 2008, the filing fee for an OFA increased to $1,500. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services—2008 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub–No. 15) (STB served June 18, 2008). 3 Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Likewise, no environmental or historical documentation is required here under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and 1105.8(b), respectively. PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-mail (dwight.wolkow@do.treas.gov), FAX (202–622–2009) or telephone (202–622– 1276). Direct all written comments on foreign currency transactions and positions to: Timothy Dulaney, Department of the Treasury, Room 2313, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Dulaney by e-mail (Tim.Dulaney@do.treas.gov), FAX (202– 622–2021) or telephone (202–622– 3121). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information on international capital transactions and positions should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. Requests for additional information on foreign currency transactions and positions should be directed to Mr. Dulaney. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 31 CFR Part 128, Reporting of International Capital and Foreign Currency Transactions and Positions. OMB Number: 1505–0149. Abstract: 31 CFR Part 128 establishes general guidelines for reporting on United States claims on and liabilities to foreigners; on transactions in securities with foreigners; and on the monetary reserves of the United States as provided for by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and the Bretton Woods Agreements Act. In addition, 31 CFR Part 128 establishes general guidelines for reporting on the nature and source of foreign currency transactions of large U.S. business enterprises and their foreign affiliates. This regulation includes a recordkeeping requirement, § 128.5, which is necessary to enable the Office of International Affairs to verify reported information and to secure additional information concerning reported information as may be necessary. The recordkeepers are U.S. persons required to file reports covered by these regulations. The forms prescribed by the Secretary and covered by this regulation, § 128.1(c), are Treasury International Capital (TIC) Forms BC, BL–1, BL–2, BQ–1, BQ–2, BQ–3, CQ–1, CQ–2, D, S, and Treasury Foreign Currency Forms FC–1, FC–2, and FC–3. Current Actions: No changes to recordkeeping requirements are proposed at this time. Type of Review: Extension. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-286 (Sub-No. 5X)]


The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation--
Discontinuance of Service Exemption--in Broome and Chenango Counties, 
NY

    The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation (NYS&W) 
has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F--
Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue 
service over a portion of NYS&W's line of railroad known as the Utica 
Main Line between milepost 202.62 at or near Chenango Forks, Broome 
County, and milepost 243.64 at or near Sherburne, Chenango County, NY, 
a distance of approximately 41.02 miles.\1\ The line traverses United 
States Postal Service Zip Codes 13460, 13746, 13778, 13814, 13815 and 
13830.
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    \1\ NYS&W states that it will use the discontinued line for rail 
car storage and other private uses. NYS&W also states that the title 
to the property is currently held by the Broome and Chenango County 
Industrial Development Authorities.
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    NYS&W has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) all overhead traffic has been rerouted; 
(3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or 
by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) 
regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the 
Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or 
has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and 
(4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 
CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected 
by the discontinuance of service shall be protected under Oregon Short 
Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address 
whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a 
petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed.
    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be 
effective on October 1, 2008, unless stayed pending reconsideration. 
Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues and formal 
expressions of intent to file an OFA for continued rail service under 
49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\2\ must be filed by September 8, 2008.\3\ 
Petitions to reopen must be filed by September 18, 2008, with the 
Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-
0001.
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    \2\ Effective July 18, 2008, the filing fee for an OFA increased 
to $1,500. See Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in 
Connection With Licensing and Related Services--2008 Update, STB Ex 
Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 15) (STB served June 18, 2008).
    \3\ Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an 
abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are 
not appropriate. Likewise, no environmental or historical 
documentation is required here under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and 1105.8(b), 
respectively.
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to 
NYS&W's representative: Eric M. Hocky, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP, One 
Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1910, Philadelphia, PA 
19103.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: August 25, 2008.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Anne K. Quinlan,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-20073 Filed 8-28-08; 8:45 am]
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