Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 12810 [2010-5752]

Download as PDF 12810 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 17, 2010 / Notices acres of non-aeronautical airport property. The land was acquired by the Cities of Dallas and Fort Worth for use as an airport. The funds generated by the release will be used to improve the Airport’s roadway system. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, telephone number (972) 973–5200. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 2, 2010. Joseph G. Washington, Acting Manager, Airports Division. [FR Doc. 2010–5538 Filed 3–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Petition for 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 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. Marquette Rail, LLC wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 [Docket Number FRA–2008–0081] The Marquette Rail, LLC, has submitted a waiver request to permit field testing of the software-based dispatch system for low density lines identified as TrackAccess System. The waiver request addresses the requirements under 49 CFR 211.51. TrackAccess is an electronic track occupancy system similar to the conventional block register. It is designed to protect the area of exclusive track occupancy given to roadway workers or train crew members by excluding the possibility of electronic issuance of conflicting track occupancy authorities. TrackAccess aims to reduce the potential for human errors associated with issuance of track occupancy authorities to roadway workers and train crews by the dispatcher. In its autonomous mode of operation, the TrackAccess System assumes electronic delivery of track VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:08 Mar 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 occupancy authorities to roadway workers and train crews. Marquette Rail, LLC, desires to commence field testing of the product on or about March 1, 2010, or as soon thereafter as practicable, contingent upon FRA’s acceptance and approval of this waiver request. Marquette Rail, LLC, is requesting a petition of regulatory relief from the following Federal regulation: 49 CFR 214.321(a)(1) Exclusive Track Occupancy. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA–2008– 0081) and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • 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. Communications received within 30 days of the date of this notice will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at https://www.regulations.gov. 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 document (or signing the document, 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 (65 FR PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19477) or at https://www.dot.gov/ privacy.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 10, 2010. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2010–5752 Filed 3–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Petition for 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 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. Morton Buildings, Inc. [Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA–2010– 0015] The Morton Buildings, Inc. (MBI) has petitioned FRA for a waiver of compliance from the requirements of 49 CFR 223.11 Safety Glazing Standards for Locomotives, 49 CFR 231.30 Locomotives used in Switching Service, 49 CFR Part 224 Reflectorization of Rail Freight Rolling Stock, and 49 CFR Part 229 Locomotive Safety Standards, for one Whiting Trackmobile. MBI is a manufacturer of steel clad buildings and the company is located in Morton, IL, with six other manufacturing locations. One of the six locations in Spencer, IA, is not served by rail and MBI provides for switching of approximately one hundred cars a year, utilizing a ‘‘Whiting Trackmobile’’ a self-propelled highway/ rail vehicle. MBI states in their request that they operate over 3.2 miles of former Soo Line track known as the North Railroad Spur Track, which they lease from the city of Spencer. MBI only provides service to itself, switching of cars is done in daylight hours, and they do not operate the trackmobile during inclement weather. The trackmobile is always operated in the lead position at speeds not to exceed 10 miles per hour. The approval of this request would allow for continued use of the Whiting Trackmobile for MBI operations. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration


Petition for 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 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.

Marquette Rail, LLC

[Docket Number FRA-2008-0081]

    The Marquette Rail, LLC, has submitted a waiver request to permit 
field testing of the software-based dispatch system for low density 
lines identified as TrackAccess System. The waiver request addresses 
the requirements under 49 CFR 211.51.
    TrackAccess is an electronic track occupancy system similar to the 
conventional block register. It is designed to protect the area of 
exclusive track occupancy given to roadway workers or train crew 
members by excluding the possibility of electronic issuance of 
conflicting track occupancy authorities. TrackAccess aims to reduce the 
potential for human errors associated with issuance of track occupancy 
authorities to roadway workers and train crews by the dispatcher. In 
its autonomous mode of operation, the TrackAccess System assumes 
electronic delivery of track occupancy authorities to roadway workers 
and train crews.
    Marquette Rail, LLC, desires to commence field testing of the 
product on or about March 1, 2010, or as soon thereafter as 
practicable, contingent upon FRA's acceptance and approval of this 
waiver request. Marquette Rail, LLC, is requesting a petition of 
regulatory relief from the following Federal regulation: 49 CFR 
214.321(a)(1) Exclusive Track Occupancy.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA-
2008-0081) and may be submitted by any of the following methods:
     Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     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.
    Communications received within 30 days of the date of this notice 
will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments 
received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All 
written communications concerning these proceedings are available for 
examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the above 
facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for 
inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility's Web 
site at https://www.regulations.gov.
    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 document (or signing the 
document, 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 (65 FR 19477) or at 
https://www.dot.gov/privacy.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 10, 2010.
Grady C. Cothen, Jr.,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2010-5752 Filed 3-16-10; 8:45 am]
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