Regional Transportation District-Acquisition Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company in Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, and Weld, CO, 46477-46478 [E9-21682]

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Background material is available from the point of contact SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35252] Regional Transportation District— Acquisition Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company in Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, and Weld, CO Regional Transportation District (RTD),1 a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) approximately 32.97 miles of rail line, known as the Boulder Industrial Lead, extending from milepost 0.2 (north of Denver) to approximately milepost 33.17, including the Lakeside Spur (Boulder County), in the Counties of Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, and Weld, CO. According to RTD, UP will retain an exclusive freight easement for the trackage on the Boulder Industrial Lead, and UP will retain the exclusive right to operate freight service on the entire line. RTD states that the transaction was agreed upon on June 25, 2009. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is September 23, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). According to RTD, it will acquire no right or obligation to provide freight rail service on the Boulder Industrial Lead, and it is acquiring the property for the purpose of providing intrastate passenger commuter rail operations. RTD certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio.2 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 does not automatically stay the transaction. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than September 16, 2009 (at least 7 days 1 RTD is a political subdivision of the State of Colorado. 2 A motion to dismiss has been filed in this proceeding. The motion will be addressed in a subsequent Board decision. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 46478 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35252, 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 Charles A. Spitulnik, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: September 3, 2009. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–21682 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Ex Parte No. 670 (Sub-No. 3)] Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent to renew charter. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C., App. (FACA), notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board (Board) intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC). A copy of the charter is available at the Library of the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001, and on the Board’s Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. ADDRESSES: as an advisory body, and will comply with the provisions of FACA, and its implementing regulations. RETAC consists of approximately 25 voting members, excluding the governmental representatives. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 35252]


Regional Transportation District--Acquisition Exemption--Union 
Pacific Railroad Company in Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, and Weld, CO

    Regional Transportation District (RTD),\1\ a noncarrier, has filed 
a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from 
Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) approximately 32.97 miles of rail 
line, known as the Boulder Industrial Lead, extending from milepost 0.2 
(north of Denver) to approximately milepost 33.17, including the 
Lakeside Spur (Boulder County), in the Counties of Adams, Boulder, 
Broomfield, and Weld, CO. According to RTD, UP will retain an exclusive 
freight easement for the trackage on the Boulder Industrial Lead, and 
UP will retain the exclusive right to operate freight service on the 
entire line.
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    \1\ RTD is a political subdivision of the State of Colorado.
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    RTD states that the transaction was agreed upon on June 25, 2009. 
The earliest this transaction may be consummated is September 23, 2009, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is 
filed). According to RTD, it will acquire no right or obligation to 
provide freight rail service on the Boulder Industrial Lead, and it is 
acquiring the property for the purpose of providing intrastate 
passenger commuter rail operations. RTD certifies that its projected 
annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the 
creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier.
    If the notice contains false or misleading information, the 
exemption is void ab initio.\2\ 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 does not automatically stay the transaction. Petitions for 
stay must be filed no later than September 16, 2009 (at least 7 days

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before the exemption becomes effective).
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    \2\ A motion to dismiss has been filed in this proceeding. The 
motion will be addressed in a subsequent Board decision.
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    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 35252, 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 Charles A. Spitulnik, 1001 
Connecticut Avenue, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: September 3, 2009.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-21682 Filed 9-8-09; 8:45 am]
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