Missouri Eastern Railroad, LLC-Change in Operator Exemption With Interchange Commitment-Union Pacific Railroad Company, 4324-4325 [2022-01625]

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White, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Vivian S. Walker, Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State. SUMMARY: No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000, and Delegation of Authority No. 523 of December 22, 2021. Missouri Eastern Railroad, LLC— Change in Operator Exemption With Interchange Commitment—Union Pacific Railroad Company Missouri Eastern Railroad, LLC (MER), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption pursuant to 49 CFR 1150.41 to assume operation of approximately 8.65 miles of rail line between Vigus, Mo. (milepost 19.0) and Rock Island Jct., Mo. (milepost 10.35), along with connected sidings and ancillary tracks (collectively, the Line).1 Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) owns the Line, and Central Midland Railway Company (CMRC) currently operates the Line under a lease.2 According to the verified notice, MER has entered into an agreement with CMRC—with UP’s consent—under which CMRC will assign its interest in the Lease to MER, and under which MER will replace CMRC as the common carrier rail service provider on the Line subject to the same terms, conditions, and restrictions. As required under 49 CFR 1150.43(h)(1), MER certifies in its verified notice that the Lease contains an interchange commitment that applies to traffic that originates or terminates on the Line. Under the interchange commitment, the annual rent due to UP depends on the percentage of rail traffic originating or terminating on the Line that is interchanged with UP via the Terminal Railroad Association of St. 1 MER recently acquired incidental overhead trackage rights over the Line as part of its acquisition of a connecting line. See Mo. E. R.R.— Acquis. & Change of Operator Exemption—V & S Ry., FD 36550 (STB served Nov. 10, 2021). 2 CMRC has been authorized to lease and operate the Line since 2003. See Cent. Midland Ry.––Lease & Operation Exemption––Union Pac. R.R., FD 34308 (STB served Jan. 27, 2003). In 2016, it was authorized to continue to lease and operate the Line under a renewed lease agreement (Lease). See Cent. Midland Ry.––Renewal of Lease Exemption with Interchange Commitment––Union Pac. R.R. Lackland Sub-Div., FD 35989 (STB served Jan. 29, 2016). E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 18 / Thursday, January 27, 2022 / Notices Louis.3 MER has provided additional information regarding the interchange commitment as required by 49 CFR 1150.43(h). MER certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of the transaction will not exceed $5 million and will not result in the creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier. Under 49 CFR 1150.42(b), a change in operator exemption requires that notice be given to shippers. MER certifies that it has provided notice of the proposed transaction and interchange commitment to shippers that currently use or have used the Line in the last two years. The transaction may be consummated on or after February 10, 2022, the effective date of the 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 February 3, 2022 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). All pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36574, should be filed with the Surface Transportation Board via efiling on the Board’s website. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on MER’s representative, Robert A. Wimbish, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606–3208. According to MER, this action is categorically excluded from historic preservation reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b) and from environmental reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.6(c). Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided: January 24, 2022. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2022–01625 Filed 1–26–22; 8:45 am] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 19:22 Jan 26, 2022 Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2022–0083] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Substantive Change to Multiple Previously Approved Collections: Aircraft Registration, Recording of Aircraft Conveyances and Security Documents, FAA Entry Point Filing Form—International Registry, and Dealer’s Aircraft Registration Certificate Application Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of a substantive change to multiple previously approved information collections. 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SUMMARY: Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 3 A copy of the Lease containing the interchange commitment was filed under seal with the verified notice. See 49 CFR 1150.43(h)(1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4325 of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Numbers: 2120–0042, 2120–0043, 2120–0697 and 2120–0024. Titles: Aircraft Registration, Recording of Aircraft Conveyances and Security Documents, FAA Entry Point Filing Form—International Registry, and Dealer’s Aircraft Registration Certificate Application. Form Numbers: AC Forms: 8050–1; 8050–1B; 8050–2; 8050–4; 8050–5; 8050–41; 8050–88; 8050–88A; 8050–98; 8050–117; 8050–135. 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It sets forth registration eligibility requirements and provides for application for registration as well as suspension and/or revocation of registration. The information collected is used by the FAA to register an aircraft and record a security interest in a registered aircraft. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–254 or The Act), Section 546, ‘‘FAA Civil Aviation Registry Upgrade’’, requires: 1. The digitization of non-digital Registry information, including paper documents, microfilm images, and photographs, from an analog or nondigital format to a digital format; 2. The digitalization of Registry manual and paper-based processes, E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 18 (Thursday, January 27, 2022)]
[Notices]
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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36574]


Missouri Eastern Railroad, LLC--Change in Operator Exemption With 
Interchange Commitment--Union Pacific Railroad Company

    Missouri Eastern Railroad, LLC (MER), a Class III rail carrier, has 
filed a verified notice of exemption pursuant to 49 CFR 1150.41 to 
assume operation of approximately 8.65 miles of rail line between 
Vigus, Mo. (milepost 19.0) and Rock Island Jct., Mo. (milepost 10.35), 
along with connected sidings and ancillary tracks (collectively, the 
Line).\1\ Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) owns the Line, and 
Central Midland Railway Company (CMRC) currently operates the Line 
under a lease.\2\
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    \1\ MER recently acquired incidental overhead trackage rights 
over the Line as part of its acquisition of a connecting line. See 
Mo. E. R.R.--Acquis. & Change of Operator Exemption--V & S Ry., FD 
36550 (STB served Nov. 10, 2021).
    \2\ CMRC has been authorized to lease and operate the Line since 
2003. See Cent. Midland Ry.--Lease & Operation Exemption--Union Pac. 
R.R., FD 34308 (STB served Jan. 27, 2003). In 2016, it was 
authorized to continue to lease and operate the Line under a renewed 
lease agreement (Lease). See Cent. Midland Ry.--Renewal of Lease 
Exemption with Interchange Commitment--Union Pac. R.R. Lackland Sub-
Div., FD 35989 (STB served Jan. 29, 2016).
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    According to the verified notice, MER has entered into an agreement 
with CMRC--with UP's consent--under which CMRC will assign its interest 
in the Lease to MER, and under which MER will replace CMRC as the 
common carrier rail service provider on the Line subject to the same 
terms, conditions, and restrictions.
    As required under 49 CFR 1150.43(h)(1), MER certifies in its 
verified notice that the Lease contains an interchange commitment that 
applies to traffic that originates or terminates on the Line. Under the 
interchange commitment, the annual rent due to UP depends on the 
percentage of rail traffic originating or terminating on the Line that 
is interchanged with UP via the Terminal Railroad Association of St.

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Louis.\3\ MER has provided additional information regarding the 
interchange commitment as required by 49 CFR 1150.43(h).
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    \3\ A copy of the Lease containing the interchange commitment 
was filed under seal with the verified notice. See 49 CFR 
1150.43(h)(1).
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    MER certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of the 
transaction will not exceed $5 million and will not result in the 
creation of a Class I or Class II rail carrier.
    Under 49 CFR 1150.42(b), a change in operator exemption requires 
that notice be given to shippers. MER certifies that it has provided 
notice of the proposed transaction and interchange commitment to 
shippers that currently use or have used the Line in the last two 
years.
    The transaction may be consummated on or after February 10, 2022, 
the effective date of the 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 February 3, 
2022 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective).
    All pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36574, should be filed 
with the Surface Transportation Board via e-filing on the Board's 
website. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on MER's 
representative, Robert A. Wimbish, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North 
Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606-3208.
    According to MER, this action is categorically excluded from 
historic preservation reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b) and 
from environmental reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.6(c).
    Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov.

    Decided: January 24, 2022.
    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Brendetta Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
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