Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Amended Trackage Rights Exemption-Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company, 40266-40267 [2013-15984]

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[FR Doc. 2013–15886 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35280 (Sub-No. 1)] Wisconsin Central Ltd.—Amended Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) has agreed to amend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights previously granted to Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL). The existing trackage rights extend over 12.9 miles of GTW’s Elsdon Subdivision between GTW’s connection with Illinois Central Railroad Company at or near milepost 23.2 (CN Junction) at Harvey, Ill., and the east side of the interlocking plant for GTW’s connection with Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E), at or near milepost 36.1 (Griffith), at Griffith, Ind.1 WCL states that, pursuant to an amended trackage rights agreement dated May 24, 2013, GTW has agreed to extend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights 7.2 1 See Wis. Cent. Ltd.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk W. R.R., FD 35280 (STB served Aug. 17, 2009). EJ&E subsequently was merged into WCL. Wis. Cent. Ltd.—Intra-Corporate Family Merger Exemption—Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 2012). E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 3, 2013 / Notices miles over GTW’s South Bend Subdivision between GTW’s connection with WCL (formerly EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith and milepost 43.3 in Spring Lake, Ind. The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable WCL to perform rail movements east of the GTW–WCL connection beyond Griffith to the nearest location where a typical train can be held without blocking local grade crossings. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on July 17, 2013, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). 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. Stay petitions must be filed by July 10, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35280 (Sub-No. 1), 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, IL 60606. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35268 (Sub-No. 1)] Illinois Central Railroad Company— Amended Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35268 (Sub-No. 1), 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, IL 60606. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. [FR Doc. 2013–15984 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jul 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) has agreed to amend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights previously granted to Illinois Central Railroad Company (IC). The existing trackage rights extend over approximately 29.2 miles of GTW’s Elsdon Subdivision between the east side of the interlocking plant with GTW’s connection with the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1, at Griffith, Ind., and GTW’s Railport Yard at or near milepost 6.9 in Chicago, Ill.1 IC states that, pursuant to an amended trackage rights agreement dated May 24, 2013, GTW has agreed to extend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights approximately 7.2 miles over GTW’s South Bend Subdivision between GTW’s connection with WCL (formerly EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith and milepost 43.3 in Spring Lake, Ind. The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable IC to perform rail movements east of the GTW–WCL connection beyond Griffith to the nearest location where a typical train can be held without blocking local grade crossings. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on July 17, 2013, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). 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. Stay petitions must be filed by July 10, 2013 (at least 7 days Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) has agreed to amend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights previously granted to Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad Company (CCP). The existing trackage rights extend over approximately 29.2 miles of GTW’s Elsdon Subdivision between the east side of the interlocking plant with GTW’s connection with the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1, at Griffith, Ind., and GTW’s Railport Yard at or near milepost 6.9 in Chicago, Ill.1 CCP states that, pursuant to an amended trackage rights agreement dated May 24, 2013, GTW has agreed to extend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights approximately 7.2 miles over GTW’s South Bend Subdivision between GTW’s connection with WCL (formerly EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith and milepost 43.3 in Spring Lake, Ind. The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable CCP to perform rail movements east of the GTW–WCL connection beyond Griffith to the nearest location where a typical train can be held without blocking local grade crossings. 1 See Ill. Cent. R.R.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk W. R.R., FD 35268 (STB served Aug. 17, 2009). EJ&E subsequently was merged into Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL). Wis. Cent. Ltd.—Intra-Corporate Family Merger Exemption—Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 2012). Decided: June 28, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 40267 1 See Chi., Cent. & Pac. R.R.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk W. R.R., FD 35278 (STB served Aug. 17, 2009). EJ&E subsequently was merged into Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL). Wis. Cent. Ltd.—Intra-Corporate Family Merger Exemption—Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00179 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Decided: June 28, 2013. By the Board. Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. [FR Doc. 2013–16166 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35278 (Sub-No. 1)] Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad Company—Amended Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35280 (Sub-No. 1)]


Wisconsin Central Ltd.--Amended Trackage Rights Exemption--Grand 
Trunk Western Railroad Company

    Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) has agreed to amend the 
existing nonexclusive trackage rights previously granted to Wisconsin 
Central Ltd. (WCL). The existing trackage rights extend over 12.9 miles 
of GTW's Elsdon Subdivision between GTW's connection with Illinois 
Central Railroad Company at or near milepost 23.2 (CN Junction) at 
Harvey, Ill., and the east side of the interlocking plant for GTW's 
connection with Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E), at or 
near milepost 36.1 (Griffith), at Griffith, Ind.\1\ WCL states that, 
pursuant to an amended trackage rights agreement dated May 24, 2013, 
GTW has agreed to extend the existing nonexclusive trackage rights 7.2

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miles over GTW's South Bend Subdivision between GTW's connection with 
WCL (formerly EJ&E) at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith and milepost 
43.3 in Spring Lake, Ind.
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    \1\ See Wis. Cent. Ltd.--Trackage Rights Exemption--Grand Trunk 
W. R.R., FD 35280 (STB served Aug. 17, 2009). EJ&E subsequently was 
merged into WCL. Wis. Cent. Ltd.--Intra-Corporate Family Merger 
Exemption--Elgin, Joliet & E. Ry., FD 35630 (STB served June 8, 
2012).
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    The purpose of the trackage rights is to enable WCL to perform rail 
movements east of the GTW-WCL connection beyond Griffith to the nearest 
location where a typical train can be held without blocking local grade 
crossings.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on July 17, 2013, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is 
filed).
    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. Stay petitions 
must be filed by July 10, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption 
becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35280 (Sub-No. 1), 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, IL 60606.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: June 28, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-15984 Filed 7-2-13; 8:45 am]
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