Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company, 79650 [2015-32166]

Download as PDF 79650 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 245 / Tuesday, December 22, 2015 / Notices Ave SW., Suite 800W, Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Heather Hemdal, ATPAC Executive Director, 600 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463; 5 U.S.C. App.2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the ATPAC to be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The agenda for this meeting will cover a continuation of the ATPAC’s review of present air traffic control procedures and practices for standardization, revision, clarification, and upgrading of terminology and procedures. It will also include: 1. Call for Safety Items 2. Approval of minutes of the previous meeting 3. Introduction of New Areas of Concern or Miscellaneous items 4. Items of Interest 5. 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ACTION: Partial revocation of exemption. Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board revokes the class exemption as it SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 21, 2015 Jkt 238001 Decided: December 15, 2015. By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Begeman, and Commissioner Miller. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2015–32166 Filed 12–21–15; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2015–32156 Filed 12–21–15; 8:45 am] AGENCY: pertains to the overhead trackage rights described in Docket No. FD 35974 1 to permit the trackage rights to expire on December 31, 2018, as provided in the parties’ underlying temporary trackage rights agreement, subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). DATES: This decision is effective on January 21, 2016. Petitions to stay must be filed by January 4, 2016. Petitions for reconsideration must be filed by January 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35974 (Sub-No. 1) to: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Jeremy M. Berman, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Caine (202) 245–0392. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ 1 In that docket, on November 3, 2015, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed a Verified Notice of Exemption under the Board’s class exemption procedures at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). The notice addressed an agreement between UP and the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) that is intended to grant UP overhead temporary trackage rights until December 31, 2018, to operate between milepost 579.3 near Mill Creek, Okla., on BNSF’s Creek Subdivision and milepost 631.0 near Joe Junction, Tex., on BNSF’s Madill Subdivision, a distance of approximately 51.7 miles. UP stated that because the temporary trackage rights are longer than a year in duration, the Board’s class exemption for temporary trackage rights under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8) does not apply. Instead, UP concurrently filed a Petition for Partial Revocation in this sub-docket. Notice of exemption was served and published in the Federal Register on November 19, 2015 (80 FR 72,486). That notice indicated that the Board would address the Petition for Partial Revocation in a separate decision, which it is doing here and in the Board’s decision served today in this sub-docket. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOT–OST—2014–0011] National Freight Advisory Committee: Notice of Public Meeting ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announces a webinar meeting of its National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) to develop comments on the draft National Freight Strategic Plan (Plan.) This meeting is open to the public and there will be an opportunity for public comment. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place online, as a webinar. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drake, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at (202) 366–1999 or nfac@dot.gov or visit the NFAC Web site at www.dot.gov/nfac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The NFAC was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States, including (1) Implementation of the freight provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21; P.L. 112– 141); (2) establishment of the National Freight Network; (3) development of the Plan; (4) development of strategies to help States implement State Freight Advisory Committees and State Freight Plans; (5) development of measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation; (6) development of freight transportation investment, data, and planning tools; and (7) legislative recommendations. The NFAC operates as a discretionary committee under the authority of the DOT, established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. See DOT’s NFAC Web site for additional information about the committee’s activities at www.transportation.gov/ nfac. On October 18, 2015, the DOT issued the draft National Freight Strategic Plan for public comment, available at www.transportation.gov/freight. The NFAC met on November 13, 2015 to discuss and begin developing Committee comments on the Plan. This Committee will finalize their comments during this webinar. Members of the public who would like to submit SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 245 (Tuesday, December 22, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-32166]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35974 (Sub-No. 1)]


Union Pacific Railroad Company--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--BNSF Railway Company

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Partial revocation of exemption.

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SUMMARY: Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board revokes the class exemption 
as it pertains to the overhead trackage rights described in Docket No. 
FD 35974 \1\ to permit the trackage rights to expire on December 31, 
2018, as provided in the parties' underlying temporary trackage rights 
agreement, subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in 
Oregon Short Line Railroad--Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between 
Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 
(1979).
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    \1\ In that docket, on November 3, 2015, Union Pacific Railroad 
Company (UP) filed a Verified Notice of Exemption under the Board's 
class exemption procedures at 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). The notice 
addressed an agreement between UP and the BNSF Railway Company 
(BNSF) that is intended to grant UP overhead temporary trackage 
rights until December 31, 2018, to operate between milepost 579.3 
near Mill Creek, Okla., on BNSF's Creek Subdivision and milepost 
631.0 near Joe Junction, Tex., on BNSF's Madill Subdivision, a 
distance of approximately 51.7 miles. UP stated that because the 
temporary trackage rights are longer than a year in duration, the 
Board's class exemption for temporary trackage rights under 49 CFR 
1180.2(d)(8) does not apply. Instead, UP concurrently filed a 
Petition for Partial Revocation in this sub-docket. Notice of 
exemption was served and published in the Federal Register on 
November 19, 2015 (80 FR 72,486). That notice indicated that the 
Board would address the Petition for Partial Revocation in a 
separate decision, which it is doing here and in the Board's 
decision served today in this sub-docket.

DATES: This decision is effective on January 21, 2016. Petitions to 
stay must be filed by January 4, 2016. Petitions for reconsideration 
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must be filed by January 11, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring 
to Docket No. FD 35974 (Sub-No. 1) to: Surface Transportation Board, 
395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of 
each pleading must be served on Jeremy M. Berman, Union Pacific 
Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Caine (202) 245-0392. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the 
Board's decision. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web 
site at ``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

     Decided: December 15, 2015.

    By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Begeman, and 
Commissioner Miller.
Kenyatta Clay,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-32166 Filed 12-21-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4915-01-P