Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 73089 [2021-27793]

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Stephanie Swann, Acting Manager, Detroit Airports District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. 2021–27769 Filed 12–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2021–0110] jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Petition for Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that on October 31, 2021, New York & Lake Erie Railroad (NYLE) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance 1 from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 223, Safety Glazing Standards—Locomotives, Passenger Cars and Cabooses. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2021– 0110. Specifically, NYLE requested relief from the glazing requirements of 49 CFR 223.11, Requirements for existing locomotives, for locomotives NYLE 85 1 These locomotives were previously granted relief under dockets FRA–2000–8267 and FRA– 2004–19950, but that relief has expired. In Docket FRA–2000–8267, locomotive NYLE 85 was referred to as OCTL 85. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:50 Dec 22, 2021 Jkt 256001 and NYLE 308. NYLE 85 is operated in freight and tourist service on the Oil Creek and Titusville Line in Titusville, Pennsylvania, and NYLE 308 is operated in occasional freight and tourist service in Gowanda, New York. NYLE stated the cost of glazing for both locomotives is prohibitively expensive. 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 party desires 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 at https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Communications received by February 7, 2022 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), the U.S. Department of Transportation (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/ privacy-notice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Carolyn Hayward-Williams, Director, Office of Railroad Systems and Technology. [FR Doc. 2021–27793 Filed 12–22–21; 8:45 am] 73089 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0018] Petition for Extension of Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that on December 15, 2021, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to extend a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 232, Brake System Safety Standards for Freight and Other NonPassenger Trains and Equipment; Endof-Train Devices. UP also requests to extend an exemption from the requirements of title 49, United States Code (U.S.C.), section 20303, which mandate that a rail vehicle with defective or insecure equipment may be moved to make repairs only to the nearest available place at which the repairs can be made. The relevant FRA Docket Number is FRA–2016–0018. Specifically, UP requests to extend its relief from 49 CFR 232.213, Extended haul trains; 232.15, Movement of defective equipment; and 232.103(f), General requirements for all train brake systems, to continue using wheel temperature detectors (WTD) on a segment of UP track to measure potential safety improvements and cost reductions on brake testing and maintenance. UP states that operations of trains under the waiver have demonstrated a significantly positive effect on the safety of train operations. Further, UP continues to collect data through the test component of the waiver and work with the test waiver oversight committee. UP also seeks clarification on condition 12 of the February 23, 2017, decision letter.1 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 party desires an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the BILLING CODE 4910–06–P PO 00000 1 https://www.regulations.gov/document/FRA2016-0018-0013. Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2021-0110]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    Under part 211 of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this 
document provides the public notice that on October 31, 2021, New York 
& Lake Erie Railroad (NYLE) petitioned the Federal Railroad 
Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance \1\ from certain 
provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 
CFR part 223, Safety Glazing Standards--Locomotives, Passenger Cars and 
Cabooses. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA-2021-0110.
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    \1\ These locomotives were previously granted relief under 
dockets FRA-2000-8267 and FRA-2004-19950, but that relief has 
expired. In Docket FRA-2000-8267, locomotive NYLE 85 was referred to 
as OCTL 85.
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    Specifically, NYLE requested relief from the glazing requirements 
of 49 CFR 223.11, Requirements for existing locomotives, for 
locomotives NYLE 85 and NYLE 308. NYLE 85 is operated in freight and 
tourist service on the Oil Creek and Titusville Line in Titusville, 
Pennsylvania, and NYLE 308 is operated in occasional freight and 
tourist service in Gowanda, New York. NYLE stated the cost of glazing 
for both locomotives is prohibitively expensive.
    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 party 
desires 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 at https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Communications received by February 7, 2022 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), the U.S. 
Department of Transportation (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/privacy-notice for the 
privacy notice of regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Carolyn Hayward-Williams,
Director, Office of Railroad Systems and Technology.
[FR Doc. 2021-27793 Filed 12-22-21; 8:45 am]
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