Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 7545 [2018-03444]

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[FR Doc. 2018–03536 Filed 2–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2007–28097] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Petition for Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this provides the public notice that on January 16, 2018, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad (BSV) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a renewal of a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 223, Safety glazing standards—Locomotives, passenger cars and cabooses. FRA assigned the petition docket number FRA–2007–28097. BSV is an 11-mile-long tourist railroad that is owned and operated by the Iowa Railroad Historical Society. BSV operates steam locomotive Number JS8419, a 2–8–2 ‘‘Mikado’’ type locomotive which was built in October 1988 at the Datong Locomotive Works in Shanxi, China. This locomotive was purchased new by BSV in 1989, and delivered with automotive-type safety glazing. It is typically operated on Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Feb 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 Secondary strategic goal Economic Competitiveness. Quality of Life ... Description Point-to-point travel times between pre-determined station stops within the project area. This measure demonstrates how track improvements and other upgrades improve operations on a rail line. It also helps make sure the railroad is maintaining the line after project completion. until the end of October. BSV is specifically requesting a waiver renewal with respect to 49 CFR 223.11— Requirements for existing locomotives. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by April 9, 2018 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7545 document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2007-28097]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    Under part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), this provides the public notice that on January 16, 2018, the 
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad (BSV) petitioned the Federal Railroad 
Administration (FRA) for a renewal of a waiver of compliance from 
certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained 
at 49 CFR part 223, Safety glazing standards--Locomotives, passenger 
cars and cabooses. FRA assigned the petition docket number FRA-2007-
28097.
    BSV is an 11-mile-long tourist railroad that is owned and operated 
by the Iowa Railroad Historical Society. BSV operates steam locomotive 
Number JS8419, a 2-8-2 ``Mikado'' type locomotive which was built in 
October 1988 at the Datong Locomotive Works in Shanxi, China. This 
locomotive was purchased new by BSV in 1989, and delivered with 
automotive-type safety glazing. It is typically operated on Saturdays 
from Memorial Day weekend until the end of October. BSV is specifically 
requesting a waiver renewal with respect to 49 CFR 223.11--Requirements 
for existing locomotives.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations 
Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties 
desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they 
should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and 
specify the basis for their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Website: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by April 9, 2018 will be considered by FRA 
before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be 
considered if practicable.
    Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better 
inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including 
any personal information the commenter provides, to 
www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/
ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the 
privacy notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-03444 Filed 2-20-18; 8:45 am]
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