Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-HGS-ATN, LLC, 23989 [2018-11050]

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[FR Doc. 2018–11003 Filed 5–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:33 May 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36173] Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC—Lease and Operation Exemption—HGS–ATN, LLC Alabama & Tennessee River Railway (ATN), a Class III rail carrier, filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from HGS–ATN, LLC (HGS–ATN), and operate approximately 121 miles of rail lines located in Alabama (the Lines).1 The Lines extend (1) from milepost SG 737.06, at or near Birmingham, to approximately milepost SG 673.43 at or near Wellington (Birmingham Subdivision); (2) from OAM 522.91 at or near Wellington to OAM 545.93 at or near Moragne (Gadsden Subdivision); (3) from milepost 114.81 at or near Moragne to AG 85.0, at or near Guntersville (Guntersville Subdivision); and (4) from milepost 0LE 447.89 at or near Moragne, to milepost 0LE 442.60 at or near Ivalee (Ivalee Spur), in Jefferson, St. Clair, Calhoun, Etowah, and Marshall Counties, Ala. ATN states that in 2004 it entered into an agreement to lease the Lines from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT). See Ala. & Tenn. River Ry.—Lease & Operation Exemption—CSX Transp., Inc., FD 34611 (STB served Dec. 17, 2004). ATN further states that HGS– ATN will shortly enter into an agreement to acquire the Lines from CSXT.2 As part of that transaction, CSXT will assign the ATN’s lease of the Lines to HGS–ATN. ATN certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier. ATN further certifies that the annual projected revenue will exceed $5 million.3 In a 1 By decision served April 13, 2018, the Board held this and four related exemption proceedings in abeyance pending the filing of supplemental information in HGS Railway Holdings, Inc.— Continuance in Control Exemption—HGS–FCR, LLC & HGS–ATN, LLC, Docket No. FD 36180. On April 23, 2018, HGS Railway Holdings, Inc. filed a reply and revised notice of exemption in that docket. The Board is serving and publishing in the Federal Register today notices of the exemptions in all five dockets, thus removing them from abeyance. 2 On March 29, 2018, HGS–ATN filed a verified notice of exemption to acquire the Lines from CSXT in HGS–ATN, LLC—Acquisition Exemption—CSX Transportation, Inc., Docket No. FD 36175. 3 On March 19, 2018, ATN certified to the Board that on, March 16, 2018, it posted notice of the transaction at the workplace of the employees on the Lines, and on March 19, 2018, it served a copy of the notice on the national office of the potentially affected employees’ labor union as required under 49 CFR 1150.42(e). However, on March 22, 2018, ATN sought waiver of the 60-day notice requirements. Because the exemption will not become effective until June 6, 2018, ATN’s request for waiver will be dismissed as moot. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23989 letter filed on March 28, 2018, supplementing its notice of exemption, ATN certifies that its lease agreement with HGS–ATN contains no provisions that may limit future interchange with a third-party connecting carrier. ATN states that it expects to consummate this transaction on or shortly after the effective date of the exemption. The earliest this transaction may be consummated is June 6, 2018, the effective date of the exemption. If the verified 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 no later than May 30, 2018 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36173, 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 Karl Morell, Karl Morell & Associates, 440 1st Street NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20001. According to ATN, this action is excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c). Board decisions and notices are available on our website at WWW.STB.GOV. Decided: May 18, 2018. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2018–11050 Filed 5–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36175] HGS–ATN, LLC—Acquisition Exemption—CSX Transportation, Inc. HGS–ATN, LLC (HGS–ATN), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) approximately 121 miles of rail line in Alabama (the Lines). The Lines extend (1) from milepost SG 737.06, at or near Birmingham, to approximately milepost SG 673.43 at or near Wellington (Birmingham Subdivision); (2) from OAM 552.91 at or near Wellington to OAM 545.93 at or near Moragne (Gadsden Subdivision); (3) from milepost AG114.81 at or near Moragne to AG 85.0, at or near E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36173]


Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC--Lease and Operation 
Exemption--HGS-ATN, LLC

    Alabama & Tennessee River Railway (ATN), a Class III rail carrier, 
filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from 
HGS-ATN, LLC (HGS-ATN), and operate approximately 121 miles of rail 
lines located in Alabama (the Lines).\1\ The Lines extend (1) from 
milepost SG 737.06, at or near Birmingham, to approximately milepost SG 
673.43 at or near Wellington (Birmingham Subdivision); (2) from OAM 
522.91 at or near Wellington to OAM 545.93 at or near Moragne (Gadsden 
Subdivision); (3) from milepost 114.81 at or near Moragne to AG 85.0, 
at or near Guntersville (Guntersville Subdivision); and (4) from 
milepost 0LE 447.89 at or near Moragne, to milepost 0LE 442.60 at or 
near Ivalee (Ivalee Spur), in Jefferson, St. Clair, Calhoun, Etowah, 
and Marshall Counties, Ala.
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    \1\ By decision served April 13, 2018, the Board held this and 
four related exemption proceedings in abeyance pending the filing of 
supplemental information in HGS Railway Holdings, Inc.--Continuance 
in Control Exemption--HGS-FCR, LLC & HGS-ATN, LLC, Docket No. FD 
36180. On April 23, 2018, HGS Railway Holdings, Inc. filed a reply 
and revised notice of exemption in that docket. The Board is serving 
and publishing in the Federal Register today notices of the 
exemptions in all five dockets, thus removing them from abeyance.
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    ATN states that in 2004 it entered into an agreement to lease the 
Lines from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT). See Ala. & Tenn. River 
Ry.--Lease & Operation Exemption--CSX Transp., Inc., FD 34611 (STB 
served Dec. 17, 2004). ATN further states that HGS-ATN will shortly 
enter into an agreement to acquire the Lines from CSXT.\2\ As part of 
that transaction, CSXT will assign the ATN's lease of the Lines to HGS-
ATN.
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    \2\ On March 29, 2018, HGS-ATN filed a verified notice of 
exemption to acquire the Lines from CSXT in HGS-ATN, LLC--
Acquisition Exemption--CSX Transportation, Inc., Docket No. FD 
36175.
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    ATN certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class 
II rail carrier. ATN further certifies that the annual projected 
revenue will exceed $5 million.\3\ In a letter filed on March 28, 2018, 
supplementing its notice of exemption, ATN certifies that its lease 
agreement with HGS-ATN contains no provisions that may limit future 
interchange with a third-party connecting carrier.
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    \3\ On March 19, 2018, ATN certified to the Board that on, March 
16, 2018, it posted notice of the transaction at the workplace of 
the employees on the Lines, and on March 19, 2018, it served a copy 
of the notice on the national office of the potentially affected 
employees' labor union as required under 49 CFR 1150.42(e). However, 
on March 22, 2018, ATN sought waiver of the 60-day notice 
requirements. Because the exemption will not become effective until 
June 6, 2018, ATN's request for waiver will be dismissed as moot.
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    ATN states that it expects to consummate this transaction on or 
shortly after the effective date of the exemption. The earliest this 
transaction may be consummated is June 6, 2018, the effective date of 
the exemption.
    If the verified 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 no later than May 30, 2018 
(at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36173, 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 Karl Morell, Karl Morell & Associates, 440 
1st Street NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20001.
    According to ATN, this action is excluded from environmental review 
under 49 CFR 1105.6(c).
    Board decisions and notices are available on our website at 
WWW.STB.GOV.

    Decided: May 18, 2018.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-11050 Filed 5-22-18; 8:45 am]
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