Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Soo Line Railroad Company, 67442 [2012-27535]

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[FR Doc. 2012–27458 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35690] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Soo Line Railroad Company Decided: November 5, 2012. By the Board, Richard Armstrong, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Soo Line Railroad Company (Soo Line), pursuant to a written agreement dated October 4, 2012, has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Northern Plains Railroad, Inc. (NPR) between milepost 128.9 at Mahnomen, Minn., and milepost 153.6 at Erskine, Minn., a distance of approximately 24.7 miles.1 The transaction may be consummated on or after November 25, 2012, and the temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on or about December 24, 2012. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to permit NPR to operate bridge train service during certain programmed track, roadbed and structural maintenance on trackage it leases from Soo Line. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Railway—Trackage Rights— Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway—Lease and Operate— California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line Railroad—Abandonment Portion 1 In a letter filed on November 1, 2012, NPR provided the specific mileposts. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than November 16, 2012 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35690, 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 Roy J. Christensen, Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P.A., 230 W. Superior Street, Suite 800, Duluth, MN 55802. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–27535 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35687] Soo Line Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—BNSF Railway Company BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement (Agreement), has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Soo Line Railroad Company d/ b/a Canadian Pacific (Soo Line) over BNSF’s line of railroad between Ardoch, N.D., and Erskine, Minn., a distance of approximately 84.6 miles. The transaction may be consummated on or after November 24, 2012, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of exemption was filed). The temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on or about December 24, 2012. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to permit Soo Line to bridge its train service while its main lines are out of service due to certain programmed track, roadbed, and structural maintenance. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of the temporary trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk & Western Railway—Trackage Rights—Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway—Lease & Operate—California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line Railroad & The Union Pacific Railroad—Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 USC 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than November 16, 2012 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35687, 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 W. Karl Hansen, Leonard, Street and Deinard, 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2300, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: November 1, 2012. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35690]


Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--Soo Line Railroad Company

    Soo Line Railroad Company (Soo Line), pursuant to a written 
agreement dated October 4, 2012, has agreed to grant temporary overhead 
trackage rights to Northern Plains Railroad, Inc. (NPR) between 
milepost 128.9 at Mahnomen, Minn., and milepost 153.6 at Erskine, 
Minn., a distance of approximately 24.7 miles.\1\
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    \1\ In a letter filed on November 1, 2012, NPR provided the 
specific mileposts.
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    The transaction may be consummated on or after November 25, 2012, 
and the temporary trackage rights are scheduled to expire on or about 
December 24, 2012. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to 
permit NPR to operate bridge train service during certain programmed 
track, roadbed and structural maintenance on trackage it leases from 
Soo Line.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk 
and Western Railway--Trackage Rights--Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 
I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway--Lease and 
Operate--California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any 
employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will 
be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line Railroad--
Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & 
Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be 
filed no later than November 16, 2012 (at least 7 days before the 
exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35690, 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 Roy J. Christensen, Johnson, Killen & 
Seiler, P.A., 230 W. Superior Street, Suite 800, Duluth, MN 55802.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: November 5, 2012.

    By the Board, Richard Armstrong, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.

Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2012-27535 Filed 11-8-12; 8:45 am]
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