Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company-Trackage Rights Exemption―Illinois Central Railroad Company, 42367-42368 [E9-20075]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 161 / Friday, August 21, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35273] srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Wisconsin Central, Ltd. Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated July 13, 2009, Wisconsin Central, Ltd. (WCL) has agreed to grant nonexclusive trackage rights to Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) over WCL’s line of railroad extending between the connection with Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company trackage at or near milepost 37.9 at Leithton, IL, and the connection with CSX Transportation, Inc. trackage at or near milepost 10.9 at Forest Park, IL (Madison Street), on WCL’s Waukesha Subdivision, a distance of approximately 27.0 miles, all in the State of Illinois.1 GTW proposes to consummate the transaction on or about September 3, 2009, but the earliest it may be consummated is September 4, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable GTW to efficiently handle freight movements between Leithton and Forest Park. The transaction also extends to all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the tracks to be used here, and right-of-way for the tracks to be used here, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other appurtenances necessary to the use of those tracks. This is one of 17 notices of exemption for trackage rights in the Chicago area submitted simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of the Canadian National Railway Company (CN). We note that the involved lines of railroad were examined as part of the project area in Canadian National Railway Company and Grand Trunk Corporation— Control—EJ&E West Company, Finance Docket No. 35087 (STB served Dec. 24, 2008) (CN—EJ&E). Neither CN nor any of the carriers submitting these notices has explained how the notices relate to each other, or how they would impact the operational information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E. CN and its carrier subsidiaries are directed to 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between WCL and GTW 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 motion is being addressed in a separate decision. VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:17 Aug 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 submit this information, as well as a color-coded map showing all 17 proposed trackage rights exemptions, by August 21, 2009. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of 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 August 28, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 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. 35273, 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, Counsel—Regulatory, CN, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ It is ordered: The carriers filing this notice and CN are hereby directed to file by August 21, 2009: (1) An explanation of how this notice relates to the 16 other notices filed simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of CN, (2) an explanation of how these notices would impact the operational information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E, and (3) a colorcoded map. Decided: August 17, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–20078 Filed 8–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42367 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35276] Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated July 13, 2009, Illinois Central Railroad Company (IC) has agreed to grant nonexclusive trackage rights to Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company (CCP) over IC’s line of railroad extending between milepost 3.5 (Bridgeport) at Chicago, IL, and the connection with Union Pacific Railroad Company trackage at or near milepost 36.7 (Jackson Street) at Joliet, IL, on IC’s Joliet Subdivision, a distance of approximately 33.2 miles, all in the State of Illinois.1 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or about September 3, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable CCP to efficiently handle freight movements between Bridgeport and Joliet. The transaction also extends to all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the tracks to be used here, and right-of-way for the tracks to be used here, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other appurtenances necessary to the use of those tracks. This is one of 17 notices of exemption for trackage rights in the Chicago area submitted simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of the Canadian National Railway Company (CN). We note that the involved lines of railroad were examined as part of the project area in Canadian National Railway Company and Grand Trunk Corporation— Control—EJ&E West Company, Finance Docket No. 35087 (STB served Dec. 24, 2008) (CN—EJ&E). Neither CN nor any of the carriers submitting these notices has explained how the notices relate to each other, or how they would impact the information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E. CN and its carrier subsidiaries are directed to submit this information, as well as a color-coded map showing all 17 proposed 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between IC and CCP 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 motion is being addressed in a separate decision. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 42368 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 161 / Friday, August 21, 2009 / Notices srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES trackage rights exemptions, by August 21, 2009. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of 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 August 27, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 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. 35276, 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, Counsel—Regulatory, CN, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ It is ordered: The carriers filing this notice and CN are hereby directed to file by August 21, 2009: (1) An explanation of how this notice relates to the 16 other notices filed simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of CN, (2) an explanation of how these notices would impact the information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E, and (3) a color-coded map. Decided: August 17, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–20075 Filed 8–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:17 Aug 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35274] Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated July 13, 2009, Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company (CCP) has agreed to grant nonexclusive trackage rights to Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) over 27.4 miles of CCP’s Freeport Subdivision between CCP’s connection with the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company at or near CCP’s milepost 35.7 (Munger) at Munger, IL, and CCP’s connection with the Illinois Central Railroad Company and the Belt Railway Company of Chicago at or near CCP’s milepost 8.3 (Belt Crossing) at Chicago, IL.1 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or about September 3, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable GTW to efficiently handle freight movements between Munger and Belt Crossing at Chicago. The transaction also extends to all industry spurs, connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed along the tracks to be used here, and right-ofway for the tracks to be used here, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and telephone lines, and other appurtenances necessary to the use of those tracks. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or about September 4, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). This is one of 17 notices of exemption for trackage rights in the Chicago area submitted simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of the Canadian National Railway Company (CN). We note that the involved lines of railroad were examined as part of the project area in Canadian National Railway Company and Grand Trunk Corporation— Control—EJ&E West Company, Finance Docket No. 35087 (STB served Dec. 24, 2008) (CN—EJ&E). Neither CN nor any of the carriers submitting these notices has explained how the notices relate to each other, or how they would impact 1 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between GTW and CCP 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 motion is being addressed in a separate decision. PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the operational information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E. CNR and its carrier subsidiaries are directed to submit this information, as well as a color-coded map showing all 17 proposed trackage rights exemptions, by August 21, 2009. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of 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 August 27, 2009 (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. 35274, 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, Counsel—Regulatory, CN, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ It is ordered: The carriers filing this notice and CN are hereby directed to file by August 21, 2009: (1) An explanation of how this notice relates to the 16 other notices filed simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of CN, (2) an explanation of how these notices would impact the information provided to the Board in CN—EJ&E, and (3) a color-coded map. Decided: August 17, 2009. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 161 (Friday, August 21, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42367-42368]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20075]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35276]


Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company--Trackage Rights 
Exemption[horbar]Illinois Central Railroad Company

    Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated July 13, 
2009, Illinois Central Railroad Company (IC) has agreed to grant 
nonexclusive trackage rights to Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad 
Company (CCP) over IC's line of railroad extending between milepost 3.5 
(Bridgeport) at Chicago, IL, and the connection with Union Pacific 
Railroad Company trackage at or near milepost 36.7 (Jackson Street) at 
Joliet, IL, on IC's Joliet Subdivision, a distance of approximately 
33.2 miles, all in the State of Illinois.\1\
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    \1\ A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between 
IC and CCP 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 motion is being addressed in a separate decision.
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    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or about 
September 3, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after 
the exemption is filed). The purpose of the trackage rights is to 
enable CCP to efficiently handle freight movements between Bridgeport 
and Joliet. The transaction also extends to all industry spurs, 
connecting tracks and sidings now existent or hereafter constructed 
along the tracks to be used here, and right-of-way for the tracks to be 
used here, signals, interlocking devices and plants, telegraph and 
telephone lines, and other appurtenances necessary to the use of those 
tracks.
    This is one of 17 notices of exemption for trackage rights in the 
Chicago area submitted simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of the 
Canadian National Railway Company (CN). We note that the involved lines 
of railroad were examined as part of the project area in Canadian 
National Railway Company and Grand Trunk Corporation--Control--EJ&E 
West Company, Finance Docket No. 35087 (STB served Dec. 24, 2008) (CN--
EJ&E). Neither CN nor any of the carriers submitting these notices has 
explained how the notices relate to each other, or how they would 
impact the information provided to the Board in CN--EJ&E. CN and its 
carrier subsidiaries are directed to submit this information, as well 
as a color-coded map showing all 17 proposed

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trackage rights exemptions, by August 21, 2009.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
acquisition of 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 August 27, 2009 (at least 7 days before the exemption 
becomes effective).
    Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 
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. 35276, 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, Counsel--
Regulatory, CN, 17641 S. Ashland Ave., Homewood, IL 60430.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``http://www.stb.dot.gov.''
    It is ordered:
    The carriers filing this notice and CN are hereby directed to file 
by August 21, 2009: (1) An explanation of how this notice relates to 
the 16 other notices filed simultaneously by carrier subsidiaries of 
CN, (2) an explanation of how these notices would impact the 
information provided to the Board in CN--EJ&E, and (3) a color-coded 
map.

    Decided: August 17, 2009.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-20075 Filed 8-20-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P