R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, and R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC-Continuance in Control Exemption-R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Carolina Lines, LLC, 4635 [2015-01552]

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[FR Doc. 2015–01569 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35898] R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, and R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC—Continuance in Control Exemption—R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Carolina Lines, LLC R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC (RJC-Group) and R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC (RJCRC) (collectively, Applicants) have filed a verified notice of exemption pursuant to 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2) to continue in control of R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Carolina Lines, LLC (RJC-Carolina), a noncarrier, upon RJC-Carolina’s becoming a Class III rail carrier. This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in R. J. Corman Railroad/ Carolina Lines—Acquisition & Operation Exemption—Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, Docket No. FD 35897, in which RJC-Carolina seeks Board approval under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate two interconnected rail lines totaling approximately 74.9 miles in North Carolina and South Carolina (the Line). RJC-Carolina also seeks to acquire one mile of incidental, local trackage rights at or near Whiteville, N.C. Applicants state that they intend to consummate the proposed transaction on or about February 11, 2015, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). Applicants represent that: (1) RJCCarolina will not connect with any other railroad directly or indirectly controlled by Applicants; (2) the transaction is not part of a series of anticipated transactions that would result in such a connections; and (3) the transaction does not involve a Class I rail carrier. Therefore, the transaction is exempt from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323. See 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2). Under 49 U.S.C. 10502(g), the Board may not use its exemption authority to relieve a rail carrier of its statutory obligation to protect the interests of its employees. Section 11326(c), however, does not provide for labor protection for PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4635 transactions under 11324 and 11325 that involve only Class III rail carriers. Accordingly, the Board may not impose labor protective conditions here because all of the carriers involved are Class III carriers. 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions to stay must be filed no later than February 4, 2015 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35898, 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 Robert A. Wimbish, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 60606– 2832. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 23, 2015. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. White, Clearance Clerk. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35898]


R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, and R. J. Corman Railroad 
Company, LLC--Continuance in Control Exemption--R. J. Corman Railroad 
Company/Carolina Lines, LLC

    R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC (RJC-Group) and R. J. Corman 
Railroad Company, LLC (RJCRC) (collectively, Applicants) have filed a 
verified notice of exemption pursuant to 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2) to 
continue in control of R. J. Corman Railroad Company/Carolina Lines, 
LLC (RJC-Carolina), a noncarrier, upon RJC-Carolina's becoming a Class 
III rail carrier.
    This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice 
of exemption in R. J. Corman Railroad/Carolina Lines--Acquisition & 
Operation Exemption--Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, Docket No. FD 
35897, in which RJC-Carolina seeks Board approval under 49 CFR 1150.31 
to acquire and operate two interconnected rail lines totaling 
approximately 74.9 miles in North Carolina and South Carolina (the 
Line). RJC-Carolina also seeks to acquire one mile of incidental, local 
trackage rights at or near Whiteville, N.C.
    Applicants state that they intend to consummate the proposed 
transaction on or about February 11, 2015, the effective date of the 
exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed).
    Applicants represent that: (1) RJC-Carolina will not connect with 
any other railroad directly or indirectly controlled by Applicants; (2) 
the transaction is not part of a series of anticipated transactions 
that would result in such a connections; and (3) the transaction does 
not involve a Class I rail carrier. Therefore, the transaction is 
exempt from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323. See 49 
CFR 1180.2(d)(2).
    Under 49 U.S.C. 10502(g), the Board may not use its exemption 
authority to relieve a rail carrier of its statutory obligation to 
protect the interests of its employees. Section 11326(c), however, does 
not provide for labor protection for transactions under 11324 and 11325 
that involve only Class III rail carriers. Accordingly, the Board may 
not impose labor protective conditions here because all of the carriers 
involved are Class III carriers.
    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 effectiveness of the 
exemption. Petitions to stay must be filed no later than February 4, 
2015 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35898, 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 Robert A. Wimbish, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 
North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 60606-2832.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: January 23, 2015.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina S. White,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-01552 Filed 1-27-15; 8:45 am]
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