Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 57932 [2020-20421]

Download as PDF 57932 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Notices The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2014–0213. Their exemptions are applicable as of September 16, 2020, and will expire on September 16, 2022. V. Conditions and Requirements The exemptions are extended subject to the following conditions: (1) Each driver must remain seizure-free and maintain a stable treatment during the 2-year exemption period; (2) each driver must submit annual reports from their treating physicians attesting to the stability of treatment and that the driver has remained seizure-free; (3) each driver must undergo an annual medical examination by a certified ME, as defined by § 390.5; and (4) each driver must provide a copy of the annual medical certification to the employer for retention in the driver’s qualification file, or keep a copy of his/her driver’s qualification file if he/she is selfemployed. The driver must also have a copy of the exemption when driving, for presentation to a duly authorized Federal, State, or local enforcement official. The exemption will be rescinded if: (1) The person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b). VI. Preemption During the period the exemption is in effect, no State shall enforce any law or regulation that conflicts with this exemption with respect to a person operating under the exemption. VII. Conclusion Based on its evaluation of the seven exemption applications, FMCSA renews the exemptions of the aforementioned drivers from the epilepsy and seizure disorders prohibition in § 391.41(b)(8). In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315(b), each exemption will be valid for 2 years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–20394 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Sep 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2020–0072] 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 September 4, 2020, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2020–0072. Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Neal E. Hathaway, A.V.P.— Signal Maintenance & Construction, 1400 Douglas Street, MS/RM 0910, Omaha, NE 68179. Specifically, UPRR seeks to discontinue the hold signals at control point (CP) S1272 and CP S1279. It also seeks to classify a portion of the West Intermodal Lead (Track 101) as yard track between Santa Teresa Terminal, CP S1271 (milepost (MP) 1271.25) and hold signal CP S1272 (MP 1273.28), as well as a portion of the East Intermodal Lead (Track 202), between hold signal CP S1279 (MP 1277.06) and Tarmac CP S1280 (MP 1278.85) at the Santa Teresa Fueling Facility, Lordsburg Subdivision located in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. UPRR states the reason for the changes is that operational changes on each intermodal lead have led to a large reduction of throughput moves on signal indication, both inbound and outbound. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by October 16, 2020 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 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, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–20421 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket No. FRA–2020–0027–N–22] 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 Requests (ICRs) abstracted below. Before submitting these ICRs to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval, FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified in the ICRs. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 180 (Wednesday, September 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20421]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2020-0072]


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 September 4, 2020, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) petitioned 
the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to 
discontinue or modify a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket 
Number FRA-2020-0072.

Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Neal E. Hathaway, A.V.P.--
Signal Maintenance & Construction, 1400 Douglas Street, MS/RM 0910, 
Omaha, NE 68179.

    Specifically, UPRR seeks to discontinue the hold signals at control 
point (CP) S1272 and CP S1279. It also seeks to classify a portion of 
the West Intermodal Lead (Track 101) as yard track between Santa Teresa 
Terminal, CP S1271 (milepost (MP) 1271.25) and hold signal CP S1272 (MP 
1273.28), as well as a portion of the East Intermodal Lead (Track 202), 
between hold signal CP S1279 (MP 1277.06) and Tarmac CP S1280 (MP 
1278.85) at the Santa Teresa Fueling Facility, Lordsburg Subdivision 
located in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.
    UPRR states the reason for the changes is that operational changes 
on each intermodal lead have led to a large reduction of throughput 
moves on signal indication, both inbound and outbound.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov.
    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 (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by October 16, 2020 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 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,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-20421 Filed 9-15-20; 8:45 am]
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