Notice of Request for an Extension of an Informational Filing, 52538 [E9-24478]

Download as PDF 52538 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 13, 2009 / Notices [FR Doc. E9–24479 Filed 10–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Request for an Extension of an Informational Filing In accordance with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 236.913, notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has received a request for extension of an informational filing from the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to permit continued field testing of the railroad’s processor-based train control systems. For informational purposes only, the original informational filing is briefly described below, including the submitting party and the requisite docket number where the original informational filing, the informational filing extension request and any related information may be found. These documents are also available for public inspection; however, FRA is not accepting public comment on the documents. DOT electronic docket site (Docket Number FRA–2007–27322). All documents in the public docket that are associated with the informational filing are available on the web site for inspection and copying. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. You may review the DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477– 78). The Statement may also be found at https://www.regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC on October 6, 2009. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–24478 Filed 10–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2009 0091] [Docket Number FRA–2007–27322] erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Union Pacific Railroad Company Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws UP has submitted an informational filing to FRA to permit field testing of the railroad’s processor-based train control systems identified as Vital-Train Management System (V–TMS). The informational filing addresses the requirements under 49 CFR 236.913(j)(1). Specifically, the informational filing contains a description of the V–TMS product and an operational concepts document, pursuant to 49 CFR 236.913(j)(1). V–TMS is a locomotivecentric, vital train control system designed to be overlaid on existing methods of operation and intended to provide a high level of railroad safety through enforcement of authority limits, permanent speed restrictions and temporary speed restrictions. UP requests that the formal test and demonstration period for this informational filing be extended until December 31, 2015, or until such time as this informational filing is superseded by an FRA approved PTC Implementation Plan. Interested parties are invited to review the informational filing and associated documents at the following locations: • Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for a simple search on the VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:29 Oct 09, 2009 Jkt 220001 AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel MER SEA. SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2009– 0091 at https://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2009–XXXX. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at https://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W21–203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–5979. As described by the applicant, the intended service of the vessel MER SEA is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Private charters in Southern California.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘California’’. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Privacy Act Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). Dated: October 5, 2009. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Christine Gurland, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E9–24476 Filed 10–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration


Notice of Request for an Extension of an Informational Filing

    In accordance with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
236.913, notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad 
Administration (FRA) has received a request for extension of an 
informational filing from the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to 
permit continued field testing of the railroad's processor-based train 
control systems. For informational purposes only, the original 
informational filing is briefly described below, including the 
submitting party and the requisite docket number where the original 
informational filing, the informational filing extension request and 
any related information may be found. These documents are also 
available for public inspection; however, FRA is not accepting public 
comment on the documents.

Union Pacific Railroad Company

[Docket Number FRA-2007-27322]

    UP has submitted an informational filing to FRA to permit field 
testing of the railroad's processor-based train control systems 
identified as Vital-Train Management System (V-TMS). The informational 
filing addresses the requirements under 49 CFR 236.913(j)(1).
    Specifically, the informational filing contains a description of 
the V-TMS product and an operational concepts document, pursuant to 49 
CFR 236.913(j)(1). V-TMS is a locomotive-centric, vital train control 
system designed to be overlaid on existing methods of operation and 
intended to provide a high level of railroad safety through enforcement 
of authority limits, permanent speed restrictions and temporary speed 
restrictions.
    UP requests that the formal test and demonstration period for this 
informational filing be extended until December 31, 2015, or until such 
time as this informational filing is superseded by an FRA approved PTC 
Implementation Plan.
    Interested parties are invited to review the informational filing 
and associated documents at the following locations:
     Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for a simple search on the DOT electronic docket site 
(Docket Number FRA-2007-27322). All documents in the public docket that 
are associated with the informational filing are available on the web 
site for inspection and copying.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
Holidays.
    You may review the DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the 
Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; 
Pages 19477-78). The Statement may also be found at https://www.regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC on October 6, 2009.
Grady C. Cothen, Jr.,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program 
Development.
[FR Doc. E9-24478 Filed 10-9-09; 8:45 am]
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