Freightcar Short Line, Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Line of Cornhusker Railways, LLC, 60492-60493 [2010-24583]

Download as PDF 60492 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 189 / Thursday, September 30, 2010 / Notices The Subcommittee on Competitiveness and Viability meeting will be held on October 15, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the New Press Room, Denver ˜ International Airport, 8500 Pena Boulevard, Main Terminal, Level 6, Denver, Colorado 80249. Public Access: The meeting is open to the public. (See below for registration instructions.) Public Comments: Persons wishing to offer written comments and suggestions concerning the activities of the advisory committee or subcommittee should file comments in the Public Docket (Docket Number DOT–OST–2010–0074 at www.regulations.gov) or alternatively through e-mail at FAAC@dot.gov. If comments and suggestions are intended specifically for the Subcommittee on Competitiveness and Viability, the term ‘‘Competition’’ should be listed in the subject line of the message. 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Issued in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2010. Pamela Hamilton-Powell, Designated Federal Official, Future of Aviation Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–24540 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35423] Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), we are giving notice of a meeting of the Subcommittee on Competitiveness and Viability of the Future of Aviation Advisory Committee taking place on October 15, 2010, at 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time, in the New Press Room, Denver International ˜ Airport, 8500 Pena Boulevard, Main Terminal, Level 6, Denver, Colorado 80249. The agenda includes— 1. Discussion of topics offered by subcommittee teams for referral to the FAAC on the subject of competitiveness and viability of the aviation industry, 2. Establishment of a plan and timeline for further work, and 3. Identification of priority issues for the next subcommittee meeting. PO 00000 statements or questions from the public at the meeting. Minutes of the meeting will be taken and will be made available to the public. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Freightcar Short Line, Inc.— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Line of Cornhusker Railways, LLC FreightCar Short Line, Inc. (FCSL), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate approximately 5.00 miles of rail line (Line) owned by Cornhusker Railways, LLC (CHR).1 The Line is located just west of Grand Island, Neb., extending between a connection with BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) at West Airport Road near BNSF milepost 103.55 in Ovina, Neb., and a connection with Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) at County Road 27 near UP milepost 154.50 in Alda, Neb.2 1 FreightCar Rail Services, LLC (FCRS), an affiliate of FCSL, has executed an Asset Purchase Agreement with CHR and CHR’s parent for acquisition of the Line but is assigning its right to acquire and operate the Line to FCSL. 2 Prior to 2005, the Line was private track associated with a U.S. Army ordinance plant. In 2004, the Line was acquired by DTE Rail Services, Inc. (DTERS), for use in the construction and operation of a railcar repair facility being developed on the site. In 2005, DTERS transferred the Line to its affiliate, CHR, to provide common carrier service for other potential shippers who might locate on the former Army site. See Cornhusker Rys., LLC—Acq. and Oper. Exemp.—Rail Line of DTE Rail Services, Inc., FD 34719 (STB served July 20, 2005). E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 189 / Thursday, September 30, 2010 / Notices FCSL certifies that its projected revenues as a result of the transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after October 14, 2010, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). If the verified 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 transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35423, 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. Litwiler, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, Ill. 60606. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: September 27, 2010. By the Board. Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2010–24583 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular 120–79A, Developing and Implementing an Air Carrier Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DOT. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Sep 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 Issued in Washington, DC on September 24, 2010. Steven W. Douglas, Deputy Division Manager, Aircraft Maintenance Division, Flight Standards Service. [FR Doc. 2010–24542 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P This notice announces the issuance and availability of Advisory Circular (AC) 120–79A, ‘‘Developing and Implementing an Air Carrier Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System’’. This new advisory circular (AC) updates AC 120–79 originally issued on April 21, 2003. This new AC provides information on methods of developing and implementing a Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System (CASS) required for commercial operators and air carriers certificated under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 119 and conducting operations under either 14 CFR part 121 or 135. A CASS is a system that air carriers and commercial SUMMARY: operators use to monitor, analyze, and optimize the performance and effectiveness of their air carrier maintenance programs. 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The Committee’s primary purpose SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 60493 is to provide the public with an earlier opportunity to participate in the FAA’s rulemaking process. It will continue to operate in accordance with the rules of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Department of Transportation Order 1120.3B, Committee Management Policy and Procedures. For further information about the ARAC, please contact Ms. Renee Butner, FAA Office of Rulemaking, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone number: 202–267–5093. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2010. Pamela A. Hamilton-Powell, Executive Director, Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–24538 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Extension for the Comment Period Federal Highway Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of time extension. AGENCY: The Federal Highway Administration wishes to announce a 45 day extension for the Comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the I–5 North Coast Corridor (I–5NCC) Project. The present closing day for comments is October 2, 2010. This additional period would extend the comment period to November 22, 2010. This project is 27 miles in length through 6 lagoons and six cities within the Coastal Zone. This is a large complex document that incorporates extensive technical studies within this environmentally sensitive corridor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cesar E. Perez, Senior Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, California Division, 650 Capitol Mall, Rm. 4–100, Sacramento, CA 95747, (916) 498– 5065, Cesar.perez@dot.gov. Shay Lynn Harrison, Chief, Environmental Analysis Branch C, 4050 Taylor St., San Diego, CA 92110, (619) 688–0190, Shay.Lynn.Harrison@dot.ca.gov. SUMMARY: Issued on: September 23, 2010. 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[FR Doc No: 2010-24583]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35423]


Freightcar Short Line, Inc.--Acquisition and Operation 
Exemption--Line of Cornhusker Railways, LLC

    FreightCar Short Line, Inc. (FCSL), a noncarrier, has filed a 
verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and 
operate approximately 5.00 miles of rail line (Line) owned by 
Cornhusker Railways, LLC (CHR).\1\ The Line is located just west of 
Grand Island, Neb., extending between a connection with BNSF Railway 
Company (BNSF) at West Airport Road near BNSF milepost 103.55 in Ovina, 
Neb., and a connection with Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) at 
County Road 27 near UP milepost 154.50 in Alda, Neb.\2\
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    \1\ FreightCar Rail Services, LLC (FCRS), an affiliate of FCSL, 
has executed an Asset Purchase Agreement with CHR and CHR's parent 
for acquisition of the Line but is assigning its right to acquire 
and operate the Line to FCSL.
    \2\ Prior to 2005, the Line was private track associated with a 
U.S. Army ordinance plant. In 2004, the Line was acquired by DTE 
Rail Services, Inc. (DTERS), for use in the construction and 
operation of a railcar repair facility being developed on the site. 
In 2005, DTERS transferred the Line to its affiliate, CHR, to 
provide common carrier service for other potential shippers who 
might locate on the former Army site. See Cornhusker Rys., LLC--Acq. 
and Oper. Exemp.--Rail Line of DTE Rail Services, Inc., FD 34719 
(STB served July 20, 2005).

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    FCSL certifies that its projected revenues as a result of the 
transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III 
rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after October 
14, 2010, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the 
exemption was filed).
    If the verified 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 transaction.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35423, 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. Litwiler, 29 North Wacker Drive, 
Suite 920, Chicago, Ill. 60606.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: September 27, 2010.

    By the Board.
Rachel D. Campbell,
Director, Office of Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2010-24583 Filed 9-29-10; 8:45 am]
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