Notice of Request for an Extension of a Waiver of Compliance, 55288 [E9-25818]

Download as PDF 55288 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 27, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Request for an Extension of a Waiver of Compliance In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has received a request for an extension of a waiver of compliance from certain requirements of its safety standards. The individual petition is described below, including the party seeking relief, the regulatory provisions involved, the nature of the relief being requested, and the petitioner’s arguments in favor of relief. Union Pacific Railroad Company pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES [Docket Number FRA–2007–27322) Pursuant to 49 CFR 211.41 and 211.51, by letter dated November 13, 2007, FRA authorized the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to conduct field testing of its processor-based train control system identified as the VitalTrain Management System (V–TMS). In the same letter, FRA provided UP temporary conditional relief from certain provisions of 49 CFR Parts 216, 217, 218, 229, 233, 235, 236, and 240 related to the field testing. By letter dated August 3, 2009, UP has requested that FRA extend the regulatory relief granted in order to continue field testing of its V–TMS system until December 31, 2015, or until such time as the relief is superseded by an FRA approved Positive Train Control Implementation Plan (PTCIP) and any other filings required in accordance with final regulations implementing § 104 of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 20157). A request for an informational filing extension, as required under 49 CFR Part 236, subpart H, has also been prepared and submitted in conjunction with this waiver extension request and can be found in the same docket (FRA– 2007–27322) as this waiver extension request. UP has an approved Railroad Safety Program Plan as provided for 49 CFR 236.905 (Docket Number FRA– 2006–24002). Although FRA is not soliciting public comment on the waiver extension request, interested parties are invited to review the request and associated documents at the following locations: • Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for a simple search on the DOT electronic docket site (Docket Number FRA–2007–27322). All documents in the public docket that are VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:45 Oct 26, 2009 Jkt 220001 associated with the waiver request are available on the web site for inspection and copying. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and 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). Including Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. Description: Beverage alcohol, industrial alcohol, beer, and wine are taxed when imported. The taxes on these commodities coming from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are largely returned to these insular possessions. Exports are mainly tax-free. These documents ensure that proper taxes are collected and returned according to law. Respondents: Businesses or other forprofits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 180 hours. Clearance Officer: Frank Foote (202) 927–9347, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Room 200 East, 1310 G. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. OMB Reviewer: Shagufta Ahmed, (202) 395–7873, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Issued in Washington, DC on October 19, 2009. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–25818 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] Celina Elphage, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration


Notice of Request for an Extension of a Waiver of Compliance

    In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad Administration 
(FRA) has received a request for an extension of a waiver of compliance 
from certain requirements of its safety standards. The individual 
petition is described below, including the party seeking relief, the 
regulatory provisions involved, the nature of the relief being 
requested, and the petitioner's arguments in favor of relief.

Union Pacific Railroad Company

[Docket Number FRA-2007-27322)

    Pursuant to 49 CFR 211.41 and 211.51, by letter dated November 13, 
2007, FRA authorized the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to conduct 
field testing of its processor-based train control system identified as 
the Vital-Train Management System (V-TMS). In the same letter, FRA 
provided UP temporary conditional relief from certain provisions of 49 
CFR Parts 216, 217, 218, 229, 233, 235, 236, and 240 related to the 
field testing. By letter dated August 3, 2009, UP has requested that 
FRA extend the regulatory relief granted in order to continue field 
testing of its V-TMS system until December 31, 2015, or until such time 
as the relief is superseded by an FRA approved Positive Train Control 
Implementation Plan (PTCIP) and any other filings required in 
accordance with final regulations implementing Sec.  104 of the Rail 
Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 20157).
    A request for an informational filing extension, as required under 
49 CFR Part 236, subpart H, has also been prepared and submitted in 
conjunction with this waiver extension request and can be found in the 
same docket (FRA-2007-27322) as this waiver extension request. UP has 
an approved Railroad Safety Program Plan as provided for 49 CFR 236.905 
(Docket Number FRA-2006-24002).
    Although FRA is not soliciting public comment on the waiver 
extension request, interested parties are invited to review the request 
and associated documents at the following locations:
     Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
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 waiver request are available on the web site 
for inspection and copying.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.
    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written 
communications and 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).

    Issued in Washington, DC on October 19, 2009.
Grady C. Cothen, Jr.,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program 
Development.
[FR Doc. E9-25818 Filed 10-26-09; 8:45 am]
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