Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 28885 [2019-13068]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 119 / Thursday, June 20, 2019 / Notices Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by August 5, 2019 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after the comment period ends 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.). Under 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 https:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Railroad Safety. [FR Doc. 2019–13077 Filed 6–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2019–0045] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 by a document dated May 28, 2019, the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2019– 0045. Applicant: Consolidated Rail Corporation, Mr. Steven J. Vant, Signal Engineer, 1000 Howard Boulevard, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. Specifically, Conrail requests permission to discontinue cab signals within control point (CP) John at milepost (MP) 4.7; discontinue cab signals between CP MY at MP 0.5 and CP John; remove circuit controllers between CP MY and CP John, and change method of operation from VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jun 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 NORAC Rule 261 to NORAC Rule 97, Running Track Rule, which allows for operation at Restricted Speed, on the Morrisville Line, South Jersey District. CP John is controlled and maintained by Conrail. CP MY is controlled and maintained by Amtrak. Trackage between CP MY and CP John is controlled and maintained by Conrail. The signal system consists of wayside signals at CP MY and CP John governing movement into a single block between the two interlockings. There are no wayside signals between CP MY and CP John. There are cab signals, which would be removed. Conrail states the majority of the track has poor shunting due to rusty rail which has forced Conrail to disable the signal system. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at http://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: http:// 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 August 5, 2019 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 PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28885 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.). Under 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 http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. See also http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Railroad Safety. [FR Doc. 2019–13068 Filed 6–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2019–0057] Federal Advisory Committee National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC); Notice of Meeting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting Notice—National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council AGENCY: NHTSA announces a meeting of NEMSAC to be held at DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC. This notice announces the date, time, and location of the meeting, which will be open to the public, as well as provide opportunities for public input to the NEMSAC. The purpose of NEMSAC, a nationally recognized council of emergency medical services representatives and consumers, is to advise and consult with DOT and the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) on matters relating to emergency medical services (EMS). DATES: The NEMSAC meeting will be held on July 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, on July 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT and on July 11, 2019 form 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. A public comment period will take place on July 9, 2019, between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. EDT and July 10, 2019, between 10:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. EDT. Written comments for the NEMSAC from the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 119 (Thursday, June 20, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2019-0045]


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 
by a document dated May 28, 2019, the Consolidated Rail Corporation 
(Conrail) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking 
approval to discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the 
petition Docket Number FRA-2019-0045.
    Applicant: Consolidated Rail Corporation, Mr. Steven J. Vant, 
Signal Engineer, 1000 Howard Boulevard, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054.
    Specifically, Conrail requests permission to discontinue cab 
signals within control point (CP) John at milepost (MP) 4.7; 
discontinue cab signals between CP MY at MP 0.5 and CP John; remove 
circuit controllers between CP MY and CP John, and change method of 
operation from NORAC Rule 261 to NORAC Rule 97, Running Track Rule, 
which allows for operation at Restricted Speed, on the Morrisville 
Line, South Jersey District.
    CP John is controlled and maintained by Conrail. CP MY is 
controlled and maintained by Amtrak. Trackage between CP MY and CP John 
is controlled and maintained by Conrail. The signal system consists of 
wayside signals at CP MY and CP John governing movement into a single 
block between the two interlockings. There are no wayside signals 
between CP MY and CP John. There are cab signals, which would be 
removed. Conrail states the majority of the track has poor shunting due 
to rusty rail which has forced Conrail to disable the signal system.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at http://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: http://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 August 5, 2019 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.). 
Under 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 http://www.dot.gov/privacy. See 
also http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice 
of regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
John Karl Alexy,
Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Railroad Safety.
[FR Doc. 2019-13068 Filed 6-19-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-06-P