Great Northwest Railroad, L.L.C.-Amendment of Trackage Rights Exemption Containing Interchange Commitment-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 65198 [2018-27468]

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Coito, Coast Guard Liaison Officer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–27419 Filed 12–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36235] Great Northwest Railroad, L.L.C.— Amendment of Trackage Rights Exemption Containing Interchange Commitment—Union Pacific Railroad Company Great Northwest Railroad, L.L.C. (GRNW) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) to amend its existing overhead trackage rights over a rail line owned by Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP). GRNW states that the existing trackage rights extend over UP’s line of railroad between milepost 10.46 at Riparia, Wash., and milepost 267.10 at Ayer, Wash. (the Line). The total distance is approximately 15.10 miles.1 GRNW states that the amended trackage rights agreement between it and UP (the Amendment) will permit GRNW to provide local service to a new facility locating on the Line. According to GRNW, the Amendment includes an interchange commitment. As required under 49 CFR 1180.4(g)(4), GRNW has provided additional information regarding the interchange commitment. The transaction may be consummated on or after January 2, 2019, 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). 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 to stay must be filed by December 26, 2018 (at least 1 GRNW states that it acquired incidental overhead trackage rights on the Line by assignment from Camas Prairie RailNet, Inc. Great N.W. R.R.— Acquis. & Operation Exemption—Camas Prairie RailNet, Inc., FD 34474 (STB served Mar. 19, 2004). PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36235, 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. Board decisions and notices are available on our website at www.stb.gov. Decided: December 13, 2018. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina Contee, Clearance Clerk. 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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36235]


Great Northwest Railroad, L.L.C.--Amendment of Trackage Rights 
Exemption Containing Interchange Commitment--Union Pacific Railroad 
Company

    Great Northwest Railroad, L.L.C. (GRNW) has filed a verified notice 
of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) to amend its existing overhead 
trackage rights over a rail line owned by Union Pacific Railroad 
Company (UP). GRNW states that the existing trackage rights extend over 
UP's line of railroad between milepost 10.46 at Riparia, Wash., and 
milepost 267.10 at Ayer, Wash. (the Line). The total distance is 
approximately 15.10 miles.\1\
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    \1\ GRNW states that it acquired incidental overhead trackage 
rights on the Line by assignment from Camas Prairie RailNet, Inc. 
Great N.W. R.R.--Acquis. & Operation Exemption--Camas Prairie 
RailNet, Inc., FD 34474 (STB served Mar. 19, 2004).
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    GRNW states that the amended trackage rights agreement between it 
and UP (the Amendment) will permit GRNW to provide local service to a 
new facility locating on the Line.
    According to GRNW, the Amendment includes an interchange 
commitment. As required under 49 CFR 1180.4(g)(4), GRNW has provided 
additional information regarding the interchange commitment.
    The transaction may be consummated on or after January 2, 2019, 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).
    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 to stay must be filed by December 26, 2018 (at least seven 
days before the exemption becomes effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36235, 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.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our website at 
www.stb.gov.

    Decided: December 13, 2018.
    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina Contee,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-27468 Filed 12-18-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4915-01-P