Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 17645 [2014-06847]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 60 / Friday, March 28, 2014 / Notices Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477). Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06846 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2014–0014] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated January 23, 2014, the Texas State Railroad (TSRR) has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at Title 49 CFR part 232, Brake System Safety Standards for Freight and Other Non-Passenger Trains and Equipment; End-of-Train Devices. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2014–0014. TSRR is a tourist railroad that operates between Rusk and Palestine, Texas, for 25 miles and at a track speed of 20 mph. TSRR owns and operates passenger equipment that is equipped with the UC and L types of brake valves. Specifically, TSRR requests relief from 49 CFR 232.17(b)(2) to extend the time interval from 1 year to 2 years to perform the clean, oil, test, and stencil inspection for the passenger equipment operated and equipped with UC and L types of brake valves. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:57 Mar 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 appropriate docket number 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 by May 12, 2014 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. 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 comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). See https:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov or interested parties may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477). Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06847 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2014—0049] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on January 7, 2014 (Federal Register 892, Vol. 79, No. 4). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 28, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17645 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerome Davis, Maritime Administration Office of Sealift Support, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W25–310, MAR–630, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–6088; or E–MAIL: jerome.davis@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA). OMB Control Number: 2133–0532. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: This information collection is in accordance with Section 708, Defense Production Act, 1950, as amended, under which participants agree to provide commercial sealift capacity and intermodal shipping services and systems necessary to meet national defense requirements. Officials at the Maritime Administration and the Department of Defense use this information to assess the applicants’ eligibility for participation in the VISA program. Affected Public: Operators of dry cargo vessels. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. Estimated Number of Responses: 40. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:93. Dated: March 20, 2014. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–06970 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2014-0014]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document 
dated January 23, 2014, the Texas State Railroad (TSRR) has petitioned 
the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance 
from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations 
contained at Title 49 CFR part 232, Brake System Safety Standards for 
Freight and Other Non-Passenger Trains and Equipment; End-of-Train 
Devices. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA-2014-0014.
    TSRR is a tourist railroad that operates between Rusk and 
Palestine, Texas, for 25 miles and at a track speed of 20 mph. TSRR 
owns and operates passenger equipment that is equipped with the UC and 
L types of brake valves. Specifically, TSRR requests relief from 49 CFR 
232.17(b)(2) to extend the time interval from 1 year to 2 years to 
perform the clean, oil, test, and stencil inspection for the passenger 
equipment operated and equipped with UC and L types of brake valves.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations 
Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal Holidays.
    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 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 by May 12, 2014 will be considered by FRA 
before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be 
considered as far as practicable.
    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 comment (or signing the document, 
if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
See https://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice 
of regulations.gov or interested parties may review DOT's complete 
Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 
2000 (65 FR 19477).

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-06847 Filed 3-27-14; 8:45 am]
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