Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Southern Electric Railroad Company, 24928 [2016-09815]

Download as PDF 24928 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 81 / Wednesday, April 27, 2016 / Notices Number of respondents Modality of completion Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Estimated total annual burden (hours) Large WIPA Site (600 or more beneficiaries served) ..................................... 17,700 1 20 5,900 Total WIPA Sites ...................................................................................... SSDI & SSI Beneficiaries ................................................................................ Help Line .......................................................................................................... 30,000 30,000 30,000 ........................ 1 1 ........................ 25 5 10,000 12,500 2,500 Total .......................................................................................................... 60,000 ........................ ........................ 15,000 Grand Total ....................................................................................... 90,000 ........................ ........................ 25,000 Dated: April 22, 2016. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–09828 Filed 4–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36020] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Trackage Rights Exemption—Southern Electric Railroad Company Southern Electric Railroad Company (SERC), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement,1 has agreed to grant Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) restricted overhead trackage rights over SERC’s mainline, between milepost 0.0 and milepost 0.6 in the vicinity of Jefferson County, Ala., a distance of approximately 0.6 miles. The transaction may be consummated on May 11, 2016, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed). NS states that the proposed trackage rights will allow NS to access four private storage tracks (APC Storage Yard) to serve the James H. Miller, Jr. Electric Generating Plant owned by Alabama Power Company near West Jefferson, in Jefferson County, Ala. 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 1 A redacted version of the draft trackage rights agreement between SERC and NS was filed with the notice. NS states that an unredacted version of the agreement will be provided to any requesting party upon the issuance by the Board of an appropriate protective order. NS also states that it will submit an executed copy of the agreement within 10 days of its execution, pursuant to 49 CFR 1180.6(a)(7)(ii). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Apr 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 for stay must be filed by May 4, 2016 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36020, 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 Aarthy S. Thamodaran, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510. According to NS, this action is categorically excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c). Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: April 22, 2016. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Tia Delano, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–09815 Filed 4–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 756X)] CSX Transportation, Inc.— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Letcher County, KY CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over an approximately 1.17-mile line of railroad (the Line), on its Southern Region, Huntington Division, Rockhouse Subdivision, Engineering Appalachian Division (also known as the Pat Kentucky Wye), from mileposts 0VM PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 280.36 and 0VM1 280.39 to milepost 0VM 281.32 in Camp Branch, Letcher County, KY.1 The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 41858. CSXT 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 before the Surface Transportation Board or any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a 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 27, 2016 (50 days after the filing of the exemption), 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) 2 must be 1 CSXT states there is one station on the Line, Sapphire, at milepost 0VM 281.0 (FSAC 42918/ OPSL 17470). 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 81 (Wednesday, April 27, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-09815]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36020]


Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Trackage Rights Exemption--
Southern Electric Railroad Company

    Southern Electric Railroad Company (SERC), pursuant to a written 
trackage rights agreement,\1\ has agreed to grant Norfolk Southern 
Railway Company (NS) restricted overhead trackage rights over SERC's 
mainline, between milepost 0.0 and milepost 0.6 in the vicinity of 
Jefferson County, Ala., a distance of approximately 0.6 miles.
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    \1\ A redacted version of the draft trackage rights agreement 
between SERC and NS was filed with the notice. NS states that an 
unredacted version of the agreement will be provided to any 
requesting party upon the issuance by the Board of an appropriate 
protective order. NS also states that it will submit an executed 
copy of the agreement within 10 days of its execution, pursuant to 
49 CFR 1180.6(a)(7)(ii).
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    The transaction may be consummated on May 11, 2016, the effective 
date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed).
    NS states that the proposed trackage rights will allow NS to access 
four private storage tracks (APC Storage Yard) to serve the James H. 
Miller, Jr. Electric Generating Plant owned by Alabama Power Company 
near West Jefferson, in Jefferson County, Ala.
    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. Petitions for 
stay must be filed by May 4, 2016 (at least seven days before the 
exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36020, 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 Aarthy S. Thamodaran, Norfolk Southern 
Corporation, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510.
    According to NS, this action is categorically excluded from 
environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c).
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: April 22, 2016.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Tia Delano,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2016-09815 Filed 4-26-16; 8:45 am]
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