Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 56909 [2018-24826]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / Notices John A. Valusek (ND) Owen W. Witmer (PA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The following eight applicants did not have three years of recent experience driving a CMV on public highways with their vision deficiencies: Monte L. Albrecht (CO) Gary J. Bouchard (ME) Henry Darden (MD) Mark P. Gilbert (MT) Charles W. McClister (PA) Jason J. Oaks (SD) James L. Ross (TX) Mark J. Simmer (MA) The following five applicants did not have sufficient driving experience over the past three years under normal highway operating conditions (gaps in driving record): Robert J. Campbell (ND) Timothy V. Compton (CA) Jordan D. Mahoney (MN) Gale L. O’Neil (PA) Gary Peach (IN) The following applicant, Christopher T. Sides (ME), contributed to accident(s) in which the applicant was operating a CMV, which is a disqualifying offense. The following applicant, Keith Hauenstein (PA), did not have an optometrist or ophthalmologist willing to make a statement that they are able to operate a commercial vehicle from a vision standpoint. The following seven applicants were denied for multiple reasons: McVay Chambers (LA) Narciso L. Ferreira (ID) Nicholas Piscitelli (NJ) Louis J. Scheele (IN) Terry A. Smith (IA) James H. Ward (NC) Dana J. York (PA) The following two applicants have not had stable vision for the preceding three-year period: Plynie A. Deen (GA); and Bret A. Herbolsheimer (WA) The following three applicants drove interstate while restricted to intrastate driving: Raul Alcalde (CA); Joseph N. Fulton (SC); and Heriberto R. Perez (TX) Issued on: November 5, 2018. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–24849 Filed 11–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Nov 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2018–0094] Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that on October 31, 2018, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2018–0094. Applicant: Canadian National Railway Company, Mr. Tom Hilliard, Assistant Chief S&C—Southern Region, 17641 S Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430. The U.S.-based operating railroad subsidiary of CN, Illinois Central Railroad Company requests approval to permanently remove the Automatic Block Signal (ABS) system between Mile Post (MP) 725.9 on the Canton Subdivision and MP 728.6 on the McComb Subdivision, located near Jackson, Mississippi. CN states the reason for the proposed change is that the track connection with Yazoo and McComb Subdivisions has been retired so the Canton Subdivision does not connect with Yazoo Subdivision or McComb Subdivision at this location. This makes the ABS system unnecessary for a stub track. Operation over this territory will be conducted using Yard Limit United States Operating Rule requirements. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56909 All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: https:// 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 December 31, 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.). In accordance with 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 www.dot.gov/privacy. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–24826 Filed 11–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket No. FRA–2018–0008–N–9] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and its implementing regulations, FRA seeks approval of the Information Collection SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 220 (Wednesday, November 14, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2018-0094]


Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or 
Modification of a Railroad Signal System

    Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that 
on October 31, 2018, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) petitioned 
the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to 
discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket 
Number FRA-2018-0094.

Applicant: Canadian National Railway Company, Mr. Tom Hilliard, 
Assistant Chief S&C--Southern Region, 17641 S Ashland Avenue, Homewood, 
IL 60430.

    The U.S.-based operating railroad subsidiary of CN, Illinois 
Central Railroad Company requests approval to permanently remove the 
Automatic Block Signal (ABS) system between Mile Post (MP) 725.9 on the 
Canton Subdivision and MP 728.6 on the McComb Subdivision, located near 
Jackson, Mississippi.
    CN states the reason for the proposed change is that the track 
connection with Yazoo and McComb Subdivisions has been retired so the 
Canton Subdivision does not connect with Yazoo Subdivision or McComb 
Subdivision at this location. This makes the ABS system unnecessary for 
a stub track. Operation over this territory will be conducted using 
Yard Limit United States Operating Rule requirements.
    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: https://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 December 31, 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.). In 
accordance with 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 www.dot.gov/privacy. See also 
https://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of 
regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-24826 Filed 11-13-18; 8:45 am]
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