Dover and Delaware River Railroad, LLC-Lease with Interchange Commitment and Trackage Rights Exemption-Norfolk Southern Railway Company and New Jersey Transit Corporation, 65389-65390 [2018-27501]

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SUMMARY: 65389 [Docket No. FD 36258] Dover and Delaware River Railroad, LLC—Lease with Interchange Commitment and Trackage Rights Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Company and New Jersey Transit Corporation Dover and Delaware River Railroad, LLC (DDRR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to (1) lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) and E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 65390 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 244 / Thursday, December 20, 2018 / Notices operate 27.2 miles of rail lines (the Leased Lines),1 and (2) operate pursuant to a trackage rights agreement among DDRR, NS, and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJT) over 80.7 miles of rail lines (the Trackage Lines), all in the State of New Jersey. The Leased Lines run (i) between milepost WD 58.0 at Hackettstown and milepost WD 80.3 at Phillipsburg; (ii) between milepost 66.5 TG at Washington and milepost 67.6 TG at Washington; (iii) between milepost PQ 21.4 at Mountain View and milepost PQ 22.2 at Wayne; and (iv) between milepost TO 18.0 at Totowa and milepost 21.0 at Wayne. The Trackage Lines run (i) between milepost 7.8 at Newark Broad Street and milepost 48.1 at Netcong; (ii) between milepost 48.1 at Netcong and milepost 58.0 at Hackettstown; (iii) between milepost 20.1 at Summit and milepost 25.7 at Berkeley Heights; and (iv) between milepost 9.0 at Newark Roseville Avenue and milepost 33.9 at Denville. This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified petition for exemption in Kean Burenga & Chesapeake & Delaware, LLC— Continuance in Control Exemption— Dover & Delaware River Railroad, LLC, Docket No. FD 36259, in which Kean Burenga and Chesapeake and Delaware, LLC seek the Board’s approval to continue in control of DDRR upon DDRR’s becoming a Class III rail carrier. DDRR states that NS currently provides freight service on the Lines. DDRR further states that NS owns the Leased Lines, and NJT owns the Trackage Lines, over which NS holds a residual freight easement and trackage rights. DDRR represents that, upon consummation of the transaction, it will become the freight operator on the Lines. DDRR certifies that its projected annual revenues from this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. As is required under 49 CFR 1150.33(h)(1), DDRR discloses in its verified notice that its lease agreement with NS for the Leased Lines contains an interchange commitment that will affect interchange with carriers other than NS on the Leased Lines. DDRR has provided additional information regarding the interchange commitment as required under 49 CFR 1150.33(h). DDRR represents that the trackage rights agreement among it, NS, 1 Attached to its notice, DDRR included a Confidential Appendix containing an unexecuted copy of its lease with NS. On December 14, 2018, DDRR filed a supplement to its Confidential Appendix with an executed copy of the lease. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 and NJT for the Trackage Lines does not contain an interchange commitment. DDRR states that it will not commence operations on the Lines until the Board issues a decision on the concurrently filed verified petition for exemption in Docket No. FD 36259. 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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36258]


Dover and Delaware River Railroad, LLC--Lease with Interchange 
Commitment and Trackage Rights Exemption--Norfolk Southern Railway 
Company and New Jersey Transit Corporation

    Dover and Delaware River Railroad, LLC (DDRR), a noncarrier, has 
filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to (1) lease 
from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) and

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operate 27.2 miles of rail lines (the Leased Lines),\1\ and (2) operate 
pursuant to a trackage rights agreement among DDRR, NS, and New Jersey 
Transit Corporation (NJT) over 80.7 miles of rail lines (the Trackage 
Lines), all in the State of New Jersey.
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    \1\ Attached to its notice, DDRR included a Confidential 
Appendix containing an unexecuted copy of its lease with NS. On 
December 14, 2018, DDRR filed a supplement to its Confidential 
Appendix with an executed copy of the lease.
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    The Leased Lines run (i) between milepost WD 58.0 at Hackettstown 
and milepost WD 80.3 at Phillipsburg; (ii) between milepost 66.5 TG at 
Washington and milepost 67.6 TG at Washington; (iii) between milepost 
PQ 21.4 at Mountain View and milepost PQ 22.2 at Wayne; and (iv) 
between milepost TO 18.0 at Totowa and milepost 21.0 at Wayne.
    The Trackage Lines run (i) between milepost 7.8 at Newark Broad 
Street and milepost 48.1 at Netcong; (ii) between milepost 48.1 at 
Netcong and milepost 58.0 at Hackettstown; (iii) between milepost 20.1 
at Summit and milepost 25.7 at Berkeley Heights; and (iv) between 
milepost 9.0 at Newark Roseville Avenue and milepost 33.9 at Denville.
    This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified 
petition for exemption in Kean Burenga & Chesapeake & Delaware, LLC--
Continuance in Control Exemption--Dover & Delaware River Railroad, LLC, 
Docket No. FD 36259, in which Kean Burenga and Chesapeake and Delaware, 
LLC seek the Board's approval to continue in control of DDRR upon 
DDRR's becoming a Class III rail carrier.
    DDRR states that NS currently provides freight service on the 
Lines. DDRR further states that NS owns the Leased Lines, and NJT owns 
the Trackage Lines, over which NS holds a residual freight easement and 
trackage rights. DDRR represents that, upon consummation of the 
transaction, it will become the freight operator on the Lines.
    DDRR certifies that its projected annual revenues from this 
transaction will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II 
rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. As is required under 49 
CFR 1150.33(h)(1), DDRR discloses in its verified notice that its lease 
agreement with NS for the Leased Lines contains an interchange 
commitment that will affect interchange with carriers other than NS on 
the Leased Lines. DDRR has provided additional information regarding 
the interchange commitment as required under 49 CFR 1150.33(h). DDRR 
represents that the trackage rights agreement among it, NS, and NJT for 
the Trackage Lines does not contain an interchange commitment.
    DDRR states that it will not commence operations on the Lines until 
the Board issues a decision on the concurrently filed verified petition 
for exemption in Docket No. FD 36259. The effective date of this lease 
and operation exemption will be held in abeyance pending review of the 
petition for 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 seven days 
before the exemption becomes effective; a deadline for filing petitions 
for stay will be established in a future decision that establishes an 
effective date for this exemption.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 36258, 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 DDRR's representative, Eric. M. Hocky, Clark 
Hill PLC, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1000, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103.
    According to DDRR, this action is categorically excluded from 
environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and from historic reporting 
under 49 CFR 1105.8(b).
    Board decisions and notices are available on our website at 
www.stb.gov.

    Decided: December 14, 2018.
    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kenyatta Clay,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2018-27501 Filed 12-19-18; 8:45 am]
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