Surface Transportation Board 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Union Pacific Railroad Company-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Line of Denver Terminal Railroad Company, d/b/a Denver Rock Island Railroad
Document Number: 05-6277
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board is granting a petition for exemption from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for Union Pacific Railroad Company to acquire and operate approximately 3.23 miles of rail line of the Denver Terminal Railroad Company, d/b/a Denver Rock Island Railroad (DRIR), extending from DRIR milepost 0.72 near Sandown to DRIR milepost 3.95 at Belt Junction, in Denver, CO, subject to standard labor protective conditions.
BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-The Kansas City Southern Railway Company
Document Number: 05-6130
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Keokuk Junction Railway Co.-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 05-6025
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company 1
Document Number: 05-5811
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, revokes the class exemption as it pertains to the modified trackage rights described in STB Finance Docket No. 34554 (Sub-No. 2) \2\ to permit the trackage rights to expire on or about December 31, 2005, in accordance with the agreement of the parties,\3\ subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.AbandonmentGoshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Salt Lake County, UT
Document Number: 05-5773
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 05-5740
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the second quarter 2005 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.149. The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.563. The second quarter 2005 RCAF-5 is 0.537.
Mount Vernon Terminal Railway Company L.L.C.-Abandonment Exemption-in Skagit County, WA
Document Number: 05-5598
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rail Rate Challenges Under the Stand-Alone Cost Methodology
Document Number: 05-5515
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) will hold a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at its offices in Washington, DC, to provide interested persons an opportunity to express their views on the subject of rail rate challenges under the stand-alone cost (SAC) methodology. Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should notify the Board in writing. This notice reschedules a public hearing originally planned for March 24, 2005, as described in a notice published on February 23, 2005 (70 FR 8874).
Tennessee Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Scott County, TN
Document Number: 05-5215
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-5210
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Watco Companies, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Appalachian & Ohio Railroad, Inc.
Document Number: 05-4834
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Appalachian & Ohio Railroad, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 05-4833
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
R.J. Corman Railroad Property, LLC-Lease Exemption-Line of CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 05-4573
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Georgia & Florida RailNet, Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Georgia Department of Transportation
Document Number: 05-4416
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rocky Mount and Western Railroad Co., Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Nash County, NC
Document Number: 05-4418
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Acquisition and Operation-State of South Dakota
Document Number: 05-4417
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) \1\ has filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 10901 for authority to acquire and operate approximately 368 miles of railroad lines (referred to as the ``Core Lines'') that are owned by the State of South Dakota (the State).\2\ The Core Lines, which are described in a July 10, 1986 Operating Agreement between Burlington Northern Railroad Company (BN, a BNSF predecessor) and the State, extend principally: between milepost (MP) 777.0 near Aberdeen, SD, and MP 650.6 near Mitchell, SD; between MP 518.9 near Sioux City, IA, and MP 649.7 near Mitchell, SD; between MP 293.1 near Canton, SD, and MP 650.6 near Mitchell, SD; \3\ between MPs 74.1 and 68.8 in Sioux Falls, SD; between MP 68.8 near Sioux Falls, SD, and MP 49.4 near Canton, SD; and between MPs 511.9 and 518.9 in Sioux City, IA.
Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Washington County, OR
Document Number: 05-4107
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cerro Gordo County, IA
Document Number: 05-4102
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Georgia Central Railway, L.P.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Rail line of CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 05-4101
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Columbia Basin Railroad Company, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption-Clark County, WA
Document Number: 05-4100
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
San Diego & Imperial Valley Railroad Company, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption-BNSF Railway Company 1
Document Number: 05-3985
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Keokuk Junction Railway Co.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-3885
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company 1
Document Number: 05-3884
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, revokes the class exemption as it pertains to the modified trackage rights described in STB Finance Docket No. 34417 (Sub-No. 2) \2\ to permit the trackage rights to expire on or about May 16, 2005, in accordance with the agreement of the parties,\3\ subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.AbandonmentGoshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures-Productivity Adjustment
Document Number: 05-3673
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board proposes to adopt 1.029 (2.9%) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 1999-2003 (5-year) period. This proposal is a revision to the proposal published on February 2, 2005, at 70 FR 5509-10. The current value of 2.2% was developed for the 1998 to 2002 period.
BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-3554
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
City of Peoria and Village of Peoria Heights, IL-Adverse Discontinuance-Pioneer Industrial Railway Company
Document Number: 05-3549
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rail Rate Challenges Under the Stand-Alone Cost Methodology
Document Number: 05-3430
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) will hold a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2005, at its offices in Washington, DC, to provide interested persons an opportunity to express their views on the subject of rail rate challenges under the stand-alone cost (SAC) methodology. Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should notify the Board in writing.
BNSF Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-3344
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 05-3343
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
South Buffalo Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc.
Document Number: 05-3170
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway CompanyTrackage Rights ExemptionUnion Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-2682
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad CompanyTemporary Trackage Rights ExemptionBNSF Railway Company \1\ -
Document Number: 05-2597
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Minnesota Commercial Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company 1
Document Number: 05-2490
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Finger Lakes Railway Corporation-Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 05-2375
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures-Productivity Adjustment
Document Number: 05-1909
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board proposes to adopt 1.035 (3.5%) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 1999-2003 (5-year) period. The current value of 2.2% was developed for the 1998 to 2002 period.
BNSF Railway Company 1
Document Number: 05-1908
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 05-1819
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 05-1818
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Railroad Switching Service of Missouri, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in St. Louis County, MO
Document Number: 05-1817
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Motor Carrier Bureaus-Periodic Review Proceeding
Document Number: 05-1401
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board is correcting its notice served on December 13, 2004, and published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2004, to inform the public that Board authorization has not expired for the bureau agreements of two motor carrier rate bureausthe Nationwide Bulk Trucking Association, Inc., and the Machinery Haulers Association, Inc. The Board is also amending its procedural schedule set forth in that notice to extend the deadlines for filing comments, by approximately 2 weeks, as shown below.
CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation, Inc., Norfolk Southern Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Control and Operating Leases/Agreements-Conrail Inc. and Consolidated Rail Corporation [Petition to Approve Settlement Agreement and Exempt Embraced Transactions]
Document Number: 05-1400
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Under 49 U.S.C. 11327, the Board finds that a settlement agreement that was entered into by Norfolk Southern Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway Company (collectively, NS) and Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (W&LE), when implemented, will satisfy certain conditions imposed in CSX Corp. et al.ControlConrail Inc. et al., 3 S.T.B. 196 (1998). Under 49 U.S.C. 10502 the Board grants the exemption authority sought by NS and W&LE pursuant to the settlement agreement. The Settlement Agreement includes 7 elements. Element 1 provides that W&LE will be granted overhead trackage rights, limited to one train per day per direction, between Bellevue (Yeomans), OH, at Milepost (MP) T-54.7 and Toledo (Manhattan Jct.), OH, at MP CS- 1.30. Element 1 also provides that W&LE will be granted back- up haulage rights for overflow traffic. In STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 96), the Board has granted an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for the Bellevue-Toledo trackage rights, which were originally sought in a responsive application in a rail consolidation proceeding, subject to the labor protective conditions set forth in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.Trackage RightsBN, 354 I.C.C. 605, 610-15 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653, 664 (1980). Element 2 provides that W&LE will purchase the Toledo Pivot Bridge, which is also known as the Maumee River Bridge (this is a railroad swing bridge that spans the Maumee River in Toledo, OH). In STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 99), the Board has granted a 49 U.S.C. 10502 petition for exemption of the Toledo Pivot Bridge purchase transaction. Any employee affected by the Toledo Pivot Bridge purchase exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 99) will be protected as required by section 10902(d), subject to the standards and procedures established in Wisconsin Central Ltd.Acquisition Exem. Union Pac. RR, 2 S.T.B. 218 (1997), aff'd in relevant part sub nom. Association of American Railroads v. STB, 162 F.3d 101 (D.C. Cir. 1998). Element 3 provides for a 10-year extension of W&LE's lease of NS's Huron Dock on Lake Erie. In STB Finance Docket No. 32516 (Sub- No. 1), the Board has accepted a 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(4) notice of exemption respecting the Huron Dock lease extension. Any employee affected by the Huron Dock lease extension exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 32516 (Sub-No. 1) will be protected by the labor protective conditions set forth in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.Lease and Operate, 354 I.C.C. 732 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). Element 4 provides for a 10-year extension of W&LE's Bellevue-Huron Dock overhead trackage rights, by which W&LE accesses Huron Dock. These trackage rights run over the NS line between approximately MP B242 at Bellevue, OH, and approximately MP B229 at Berlin Heights, OH, and between approximately MP B232 at Shinrock, OH (on the Bellevue-Berlin Heights segment), and approximately MP HU12.2 at the Huron Dock connection in Huron, OH. In STB Finance Docket No. 32525 (Sub-No. 1), the Board has accepted a 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(4) notice of exemption respecting the Bellevue-Huron Dock trackage rights extension. Any employee affected by the trackage rights exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 32525 (Sub-No. 1) will be protected by the labor protective conditions set forth in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co. Trackage RightsBN, 354 I.C.C. 605, 610-15 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653, 664 (1980). Element 5 provides that W&LE will be granted overhead trackage rights in the Cleveland, OH area between Berea, OH (at MP CD- 194.2), and the Knob, OH (at MP GZ-488.13). In STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 97), the Board has accepted a 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) notice of exemption for the Berea-Knob trackage rights. Any employee affected by the trackage rights exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub- No. 97) will be protected by the labor protective conditions set forth in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.Trackage RightsBN, 354 I.C.C. 605, 610-15 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653, 664 (1980). Element 6 provides that NS will be granted overhead trackage rights between Clairton, PA (at MP 5.2), and Bellevue, OH (at MP H53.7), with certain rights of ingress and egress at Mingo Jct., OH, Jewett, OH, Bowerston, OH, and Orrville, OH. In STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 98), the Board has accepted a 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7) notice of exemption for the Clairton-Bellevue trackage rights. Any employee affected by the trackage rights exempted in STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 98) will be protected by the labor protective conditions set forth in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.Trackage RightsBN, 354 I.C.C. 605, 610-15 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc. Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653, 664 (1980). Element 7 provides that, to allow NS to access a new trailer parking facility in the Maple Heights area (Maple Heights is located a few miles southeast of Cleveland), NS will be granted the right to create and use a second road at-grade crossing over W&LE's Cleveland Subdivision line at MP 8.67 under the same terms and conditions that govern NS's use of the existing road at-grade crossing over the W&LE line at MP 9.03. Element 7 further provides for NS and W&LE to negotiate a broader agreement regarding operations in the Maple Heights area. NS and W&LE are currently evaluating two options, both of which involve the lease, by NS, of freight rights on the Randall Secondary.
Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.-Acquisition Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-1399
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board is granting a petition for exemption from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10902 for Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. (WSOR), a Class II carrier, to purchase and lease from the Union Pacific Railroad Company and operate approximately 14 miles of rail line between milepost 1.2 at Sheboygan and milepost 14.95 at Plymouth, WI.
The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Barnes County, ND
Document Number: 05-1211
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Calumet Transfer, LLC
Document Number: 05-1210
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Nicholas B. Temple and Eric Temple-Control Exemption-Central Washington Railroad Company
Document Number: 05-1112
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Locust Valley Coal Company d/b/a Locust Valley Line-Acquisition Exemption-Rail Lines in Schuykill County, PA
Document Number: 05-1110
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation