Union Pacific Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Waukesha County, Wis., 18937 [2015-08080]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 67 / Wednesday, April 8, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub–No. 325X)] asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Union Pacific Railroad Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Waukesha County, Wis. Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F– Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 1.01-mile portion of rail line, known as the Waukesha Industrial Lead, from milepost 17.15 to the end of the line at milepost 18.16 in Waukesha County, Wis. (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 53186 and 53146. UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the Line; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) to subsidize continued rail service has been received, this exemption will become effective on May 8, 2015, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA to subsidize continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),1 must be filed by April 20, 2015.2 Petitions to 1 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). 2 Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Apr 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 reopen must be filed by April 28, 2015, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to UP’s representative: Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: April 3, 2015. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2015–08080 Filed 4–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 156 (Sub-No. 27X)] Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc.—Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Broome County, N.Y., Essex, Union, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties, N.J., Luzerne, Perry, York, Lancaster, Northampton, Lehigh, Carbon, Berks, Montgomery, Northumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, and Philadelphia Counties, Pa., Harford, Baltimore, Anne Arundel, and Prince George’s Counties, Md., the District of Columbia, and Arlington County, Va Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. (D&H), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue its overhead and local trackage rights over approximately 670 miles of rail line (the Lines) owned and/ or operated by Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad Company, CSX Transportation, Inc., Consolidated Rail Corporation, WilkesBarre Connecting Railroad Company, Pocono Northeast Railway, Inc., and National Railroad Passenger Corporation. The Lines are located: (1) In Binghamton, N.Y., (2) in WilkesBarre, Pa., (3) between Hudson (Plains), Pa., and Buttonwood, Pa., (4) between Sunbury, Pa., and Harrisburg, Pa., (5) PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18937 between Harrisburg and Potomac Yard, Va., via Perryville, Md., (6) between Harrisburg and Philadelphia, Pa., via Reading, Pa., (7) between Reading and Allentown, Pa., (8) between Dupont, Pa., and Allentown, and (9) between Allentown and Oak Island, N.J. The Lines traverse United States Postal Service Zip Codes as follows: (1) Pennsylvania—17110, 17020, 17053, 17025, 17011, 17043, 17070, 17319, 17370, 17345, 17347, 17406, 17547, 17512, 17582, 17516, 17565, 17532, 17518, 17563, 17101, 17102, 17120, 17104, 17113, 17057, 17502, 17801, 17823, 17830, 17017, 17061, 17032, 17018, 17112, 18240, 18229, 18235, 18071, 18058, 18080, 18088, 18059, 18067, 18052, 18032, 18109, 18018, 18015, 18017, 18020, 18045, 18042, 18103, 18049, 18062, 18011, 19539, 19562, 19530, 19522, 19510, 19605, 19604, 19601, 19602, 19606, 19508, 19518, 19464, 19468, 19460, 19406, 19401, 19428, 19035, 19072, 19004, 19131, 19121, 19129, 19132, 19133, 19122, 19123, 19107, 19147, 19148, 19145, 19106, 19112, 17103, 17111, 17036, 17033, 17078, 17042, 17046, 17067, 17087, 17073, 19567, 19551, 19565, 19608, 19609, 19610, 19611, 18641, 18640, 18702, 18706, 18707, 18661, 18255, 18701, 18704, and 18705; (2) Maryland—21918, 21904, 21903, 21078, 21001, 21040, 21010, 21220, 21221, 21237, 21224, 21205, 21203, 21212, 21201, 21217, 21223, 21229, 21227, 21090, 21076, 21240, 21077, 21144, 21113, 20775, 20715, 20720, 20769, 20706, 20784, 20785, and 20743; (3) District of Columbia—20003, 20019, and 20024; (4) Virginia—22202; (5) New Jersey—07102, 07105, 07114, 07112, 07205, 07083, 07204, 07203, 07016, 07027, 07090, 07076, 07023, 07062, 07060, 07063, 08812, 08846, 08805, 08807, 08835, 08844, 08853, 08822, 08887, 08801, 08867, 08827, 08802, 08804, and 08865; and (6) New York— 13748, 13790, 13901, 13903, and 13905. D&H has certified that (1) no local traffic has moved over the Lines for at least two years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Lines (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service on the Lines either is pending with the Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance shall be protected under E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 325X)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Discontinuance of Service 
Exemption--in Waukesha County, Wis.

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F-Exempt Abandonments and 
Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 1.01-mile 
portion of rail line, known as the Waukesha Industrial Lead, from 
milepost 17.15 to the end of the line at milepost 18.16 in Waukesha 
County, Wis. (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal 
Service Zip Codes 53186 and 53146.
    UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line 
for at least two years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the Line; 
(3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or 
by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) 
regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending with the 
Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or 
has been decided in favor of complainant within the two-year period; 
and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 
49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected 
by the discontinuance shall be protected under Oregon Short Line 
Railroad--Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in 
Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address 
whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a 
petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed.
    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) to subsidize continued rail service has been 
received, this exemption will become effective on May 8, 2015, unless 
stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve 
environmental issues and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA to 
subsidize continued rail service under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),\1\ must be 
filed by April 20, 2015.\2\ Petitions to reopen must be filed by April 
28, 2015, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20423-0001.
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    \1\ Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is 
currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    \2\ Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an 
abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are 
not appropriate.
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to UP's 
representative: Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 
North Wacker Drive, Room 1920, Chicago, IL 60606.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: April 3, 2015.

    By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-08080 Filed 4-7-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4915-01-P