Union Pacific Railroad Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company, 23634 [2013-09243]

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[FR Doc. 2013–09242 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35728] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Trackage Rights Exemption—Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated December 18, 2012, Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) 1 has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over approximately 25.2 miles of the EJ&E rail line between milepost 0.0 (at or near Joliet, Ill.) and milepost 25.2 (at or near Chicago Heights, Ill.), approximately 9.2 miles between milepost 36.2 (at or near Griffith, Ind.) and milepost 45.4 (at or near Gary, Ind.), and approximately 6.6 miles between milepost 45.4 (at or near Gary, Ind.) and milepost 6.0 (at or near Goff, Ind.), for a total distance of approximately 41.0 miles.2 The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on May 5, 2013, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). The purpose of the transaction is to provide UP with connections to its existing trackage rights over the EJ&E line in Joliet, Chicago Heights, and Griffith, thereby providing UP a complete route, via trackage rights, around the Chicago area.3 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 On January 1, 2013, EJ&E was merged into Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL). See Wis. Cent. Ltd.— Intra-Corporate Family Merger Exemption—Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 2012) and Notice of Consummation filed January 4, 2013. In its verified notice of exemption in this docket, UP indicates that, as of January 1, 2013, the trackage rights agreement with EJ&E is valid and binding on WCL as EJ&E’s successor-in-interest. The trackage rights agreement limits the number of trains UP may operate. See Verified Notice of Exemption, Exh. 2 at 7, 10. 2 A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between UP and EJ&E was filed with the notice of exemption. As required by 49 CFR 1180.6(a)(7)(ii), the unredacted version was concurrently filed under seal along with a motion for protective order. The motion is being addressed in a separate decision. 3 In 1997, UP acquired trackage rights over 11 miles of EJ&E’s rail line between milepost 25.2, near Chicago Heights, and milepost 36.2, near Griffith. See Union Pac. R.R.—Trackage Rights Exemption— Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 33347 (STB served Feb. 18, 1997). UP later acquired trackage rights over EJ&E’s rail line between milepost 1.8, near Joliet, through West Chicago (milepost 29), to milepost 75.0, near Waukegan, Ill., a distance of VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Apr 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 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). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed by April 26, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35728, 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 Jeremy Berman, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas Street STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: April 16, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. White, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–09243 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request April 15, 2013. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the date of publication of this notice. DATES: Comments should be received on or before May 20, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestion for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory approximately 76 miles. See Union Pac. R.R.— Trackage Rights Exemption—Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 33821 (STB served Dec. 20, 1999). PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8140, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 927–5331, email at PRA@treasury.gov, or the entire information collection request may be found at www.reginfo.gov. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OMB Number: 1545–0219. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Work Opportunity Credit. Form: 5884. Abstract: IRC section 38(b)(2) allows a credit against income tax to employers hiring individuals from certain targeted groups such as welfare recipients, etc. The employer uses Form 5884 to figure the credit. IRS uses the information on the form to verify that the correct amount of credit was claimed. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 415,144. OMB Number: 1545–0687. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return. Form: 990–T. Abstract: Form 990–T is needed to compute the section 511 tax on unrelated business income of a charitable organization. IRS uses the information to enforce the tax. Affected Public: Private Sector: Notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,262,319. OMB Number: 1545–0946. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Application for Renewal of Enrollment to Practice before the Internal Revenue Service. Form: 8554, 8554–EP. Abstract: This information relates to the approval of continuing professional education programs and the renewal of the enrollment status for those individuals admitted (enrolled) by the Internal Revenue Service. Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35728]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Trackage Rights Exemption--Elgin, 
Joliet and Eastern Railway Company

    Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated December 18, 
2012, Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) \1\ has agreed 
to grant overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company 
(UP) over approximately 25.2 miles of the EJ&E rail line between 
milepost 0.0 (at or near Joliet, Ill.) and milepost 25.2 (at or near 
Chicago Heights, Ill.), approximately 9.2 miles between milepost 36.2 
(at or near Griffith, Ind.) and milepost 45.4 (at or near Gary, Ind.), 
and approximately 6.6 miles between milepost 45.4 (at or near Gary, 
Ind.) and milepost 6.0 (at or near Goff, Ind.), for a total distance of 
approximately 41.0 miles.\2\
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    \1\ On January 1, 2013, EJ&E was merged into Wisconsin Central 
Ltd. (WCL). See Wis. Cent. Ltd.--Intra-Corporate Family Merger 
Exemption--Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 
2012) and Notice of Consummation filed January 4, 2013. In its 
verified notice of exemption in this docket, UP indicates that, as 
of January 1, 2013, the trackage rights agreement with EJ&E is valid 
and binding on WCL as EJ&E's successor-in-interest. The trackage 
rights agreement limits the number of trains UP may operate. See 
Verified Notice of Exemption, Exh. 2 at 7, 10.
    \2\ A redacted version of the trackage rights agreement between 
UP and EJ&E was filed with the notice of exemption. As required by 
49 CFR 1180.6(a)(7)(ii), the unredacted version was concurrently 
filed under seal along with a motion for protective order. The 
motion is being addressed in a separate decision.
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    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on May 5, 2013, the 
effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was 
filed).
    The purpose of the transaction is to provide UP with connections to 
its existing trackage rights over the EJ&E line in Joliet, Chicago 
Heights, and Griffith, thereby providing UP a complete route, via 
trackage rights, around the Chicago area.\3\
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    \3\ In 1997, UP acquired trackage rights over 11 miles of EJ&E's 
rail line between milepost 25.2, near Chicago Heights, and milepost 
36.2, near Griffith. See Union Pac. R.R.--Trackage Rights 
Exemption--Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 33347 (STB served Feb. 18, 
1997). UP later acquired trackage rights over EJ&E's rail line 
between milepost 1.8, near Joliet, through West Chicago (milepost 
29), to milepost 75.0, near Waukegan, Ill., a distance of 
approximately 76 miles. See Union Pac. R.R.--Trackage Rights 
Exemption--Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 33821 (STB served Dec. 20, 
1999).
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    As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the 
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). This 
notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed by 
April 26, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes 
effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35728, 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 Jeremy Berman, Union Pacific Railroad 
Company, 1400 Douglas Street STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: April 16, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina S. White,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-09243 Filed 4-18-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P