Ithaca Central Railroad, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 59444 [2018-25550]

Download as PDF 59444 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2018 / Notices According to Watco, this action is categorically excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c). Board decisions and notices are available on our website at www.stb.gov. Decided: November 19, 2018. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina Contee, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2018–25549 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Decided: November 19, 2018. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina Contee, Clearance Clerk. [Docket No. FD 36238] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Ithaca Central Railroad, LLC—Lease and Operation Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Company Ithaca Central Railroad LLC (ICR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) and operate approximately 48.8 miles of rail line, extending from milepost 272.2 in Sayre, Pa., to milepost 321.0 in Lansing, N.Y. This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in Watco Holdings, Inc.— Continuance in Control Exemption— Ithaca Central Railroad, Docket No. FD 36243, in which Watco Holdings, Inc., seeks to continue in control of ICR upon ICR’s becoming a Class III rail carrier. ICR states that it will shortly enter into an agreement to lease the rail line from NSR and that ICR will be the operator of the leased line. ICR further states that the proposed agreement between ICR and NSR does not contain any provision that prohibits ICR from interchanging traffic with a third party or limits ICR’s ability to do so. ICR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in ICR’s becoming a Class II or Class I rail carrier. ICR further certifies that the projected annual revenue of ICR will not exceed $5 million. The transaction may be consummated on or after December 8, 2018, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). 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 November 30, 2018 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Nov 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36238, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Karl Morell & Associates, 440 1st Street NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20001. According to ICR, this action is excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and from historic reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b). Board decisions and notices are available on our website at www.stb.gov. [FR Doc. 2018–25550 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket Nos. FMCSA–2014–0214; FMCSA– 2014–0215] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of renewal of exemptions; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for five individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ‘‘no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.’’ The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: Each group of renewed exemptions were applicable on the dates stated in the discussions below and will expire on the dates stated in the discussions below. Comments must be received on or before December 24, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Nos. FMCSA–2014–0214; FMCSA– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2014–0215 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for instructions on submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical Programs Division, 202–366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W64–224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Participation A. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket numbers for this notice (Docket Nos. FMCSA–2014–0214; FMCSA–2014–0215), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 226 (Friday, November 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 59444]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25550]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36238]


Ithaca Central Railroad, LLC--Lease and Operation Exemption--
Norfolk Southern Railway Company

    Ithaca Central Railroad LLC (ICR), a noncarrier, has filed a 
verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease from Norfolk 
Southern Railway Company (NSR) and operate approximately 48.8 miles of 
rail line, extending from milepost 272.2 in Sayre, Pa., to milepost 
321.0 in Lansing, N.Y.
    This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice 
of exemption in Watco Holdings, Inc.--Continuance in Control 
Exemption--Ithaca Central Railroad, Docket No. FD 36243, in which Watco 
Holdings, Inc., seeks to continue in control of ICR upon ICR's becoming 
a Class III rail carrier.
    ICR states that it will shortly enter into an agreement to lease 
the rail line from NSR and that ICR will be the operator of the leased 
line. ICR further states that the proposed agreement between ICR and 
NSR does not contain any provision that prohibits ICR from 
interchanging traffic with a third party or limits ICR's ability to do 
so.
    ICR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of 
this transaction will not result in ICR's becoming a Class II or Class 
I rail carrier. ICR further certifies that the projected annual revenue 
of ICR will not exceed $5 million.
    The transaction may be consummated on or after December 8, 2018, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice 
was filed).
    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 November 30, 
2018 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36238, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each 
pleading must be served on Karl Morell & Associates, 440 1st Street NW, 
Suite 440, Washington, DC 20001.
    According to ICR, this action is excluded from environmental review 
under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and from historic reporting requirements under 
49 CFR 1105.8(b).
    Board decisions and notices are available on our website at 
www.stb.gov.

    Decided: November 19, 2018.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina Contee,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-25550 Filed 11-21-18; 8:45 am]
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