CSX Transportation, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis, Chicago d/b/a Ft. Wayne and Eastern Railroad Division, 72849 [2016-25523]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36049] CSX Transportation, Inc.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis, Chicago d/b/ a Ft. Wayne and Eastern Railroad Division asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), a Class I rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) for its acquisition of limited overhead trackage rights over a 70.4mile portion of a rail line that Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis, d/b/ a Chicago, Ft. Wayne and Eastern Railroad Division (CFE) leases from CSXT.1 The limited overhead trackage rights are between Lima, Ohio (milepost QF 260.3) and Arcola/Columbia City, Ind. (milepost PC 330.4), the connection to the SDI Facility (Facility) at Arcola, including all sidings, yard tracks, and yard leads now existent or hereafter constructed along the subject tracks.2 CSXT states that the parties will enter into a written agreement for the limited overhead trackage rights, and a copy of the final trackage rights agreement will be filed with the Board when it is executed. CSXT states that it acquires finished rail from the Facility for use throughout its system. CFE handles the traffic from the Facility to an interchange with CSXT at Lima. CSXT states that it is more efficient to handle the traffic from the origin at the Facility in single-line service to the various locations on its system where the rail will be used. As part of the lease, CFE agreed to grant CSXT limited overhead trackage rights to directly access the Facility at Arcola. CSXT states it is seeking the trackage rights to directly reach the Facility solely for the purpose of transporting finished rail for use on its system and empty cars in the opposite direction. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on November 5, 2016, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of exemption was filed). As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage 1 CFE was granted authority to lease and operate approximately 273 miles of rail line from CSXT in Central Railroad Co. of Indianapolis—Lease & Operation Exemption—CSX Transportation, Inc., FD 34508 (STB served July 30, 2004). 2 CSX states that the parties have entered into a written agreement for the limited overhead trackage rights and a copy of the final Agreement will be filed with the Board when executed. CSX simultaneously filed a motion for a protective order to protect the confidential and commercially sensitive information contained in the Agreement, which CSXT submitted under seal in this proceeding. That motion will be handled separately. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 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 October 28, 2016 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36049, 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 Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.GOV.’’ 72849 law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Dillon, Area Engineer, FHWA Utah Division, 2520 West 4700 South, Suite 9A, Salt Lake City, Utah 84129; telephone: 801–955–3517; email: bryan.dillon@dot.gov. The FHWA Utah Division Office’s normal business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken final agency action subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the 106th South, Redwood Road to Jordan Gateway, Project in the State of Utah. The 106th South, Redwood Road to Jordan Gateway, Project proposes to provide transportation improvements along 106th South between Redwood Road and Jordan Gateway in South Jordan City, Salt Lake County, Utah. The project consists of the following improvements: Add one travel lane in each direction between Redwood Road and Jordan Gateway, generally within Decided: October 18, 2016. the present roadway width; Provide 5By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, ft shoulder for bicyclists where right Director, Office of Proceedings. turns are not required and 8-ft outside Rena Laws-Byrum, shoulders where there are existing Clearance Clerk. access points for right turns; Maintain [FR Doc. 2016–25523 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] two-way left-turn lane between BILLING CODE 4915–01–P approximately 1540 West and 1300 West; Remove pedestrian structure at 1300 West; Add dual left-turn lanes on DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION all four legs of the 1300 West and 10600 South Intersection; Remove the Federal Highway Administration landscaped center median and replace it in most locations with back-to-back curb Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions between 1300 West and Jordan Gateway; on Proposed Highway in Utah Maintain existing left turn accesses at all locations with the exception of the AGENCY: Federal Highway access into the office plaza at 406 South Administration (FHWA), DOT. 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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36049]


CSX Transportation, Inc.--Trackage Rights Exemption--Central 
Railroad Company of Indianapolis, Chicago d/b/a Ft. Wayne and Eastern 
Railroad Division

    CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), a Class I rail carrier, has filed 
a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) for its 
acquisition of limited overhead trackage rights over a 70.4-mile 
portion of a rail line that Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis, 
d/b/a Chicago, Ft. Wayne and Eastern Railroad Division (CFE) leases 
from CSXT.\1\ The limited overhead trackage rights are between Lima, 
Ohio (milepost QF 260.3) and Arcola/Columbia City, Ind. (milepost PC 
330.4), the connection to the SDI Facility (Facility) at Arcola, 
including all sidings, yard tracks, and yard leads now existent or 
hereafter constructed along the subject tracks.\2\
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    \1\ CFE was granted authority to lease and operate approximately 
273 miles of rail line from CSXT in Central Railroad Co. of 
Indianapolis--Lease & Operation Exemption--CSX Transportation, Inc., 
FD 34508 (STB served July 30, 2004).
    \2\ CSX states that the parties have entered into a written 
agreement for the limited overhead trackage rights and a copy of the 
final Agreement will be filed with the Board when executed. CSX 
simultaneously filed a motion for a protective order to protect the 
confidential and commercially sensitive information contained in the 
Agreement, which CSXT submitted under seal in this proceeding. That 
motion will be handled separately.
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    CSXT states that the parties will enter into a written agreement 
for the limited overhead trackage rights, and a copy of the final 
trackage rights agreement will be filed with the Board when it is 
executed.
    CSXT states that it acquires finished rail from the Facility for 
use throughout its system. CFE handles the traffic from the Facility to 
an interchange with CSXT at Lima. CSXT states that it is more efficient 
to handle the traffic from the origin at the Facility in single-line 
service to the various locations on its system where the rail will be 
used. As part of the lease, CFE agreed to grant CSXT limited overhead 
trackage rights to directly access the Facility at Arcola. CSXT states 
it is seeking the trackage rights to directly reach the Facility solely 
for the purpose of transporting finished rail for use on its system and 
empty cars in the opposite direction.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on November 5, 2016, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice 
of exemption was filed).
    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 October 28, 2016 (at least seven days before the 
exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36049, 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 Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 
301, Towson, MD 21204.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.GOV.''

    Decided: October 18, 2016.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.

Rena Laws-Byrum,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2016-25523 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
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