Surface Transportation Board March 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 06-2834
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E6-4210
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
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. 4) \1\ to permit the trackage rights to expire on or about December 31, 2006, in accordance with the agreement of the parties,\2\ subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.AbandonmentGoshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
Nebkota Railway, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-In Sheridan and Cherry Counties, NE
Document Number: E6-4201
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and Transportation Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Rice County, KS
Document Number: 06-2827
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 06-2782
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the second quarter 2006 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2006 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.178. The second quarter 2006 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.562. The second quarter 2006 RCAF-5 is 0.537.
Kansas City Terminal Railway Company-Intra-Corporate Exemption-Kansas City Transportation Company LLC
Document Number: 06-2716
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services-2006 Update
Document Number: 06-2662
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board adopts its 2006 User Fee Update and revises its fee schedule to recover the costs associated with the January 2006 Government salary increases and to reflect changes in overhead costs to the Board.
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 06-2659
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rail Fuel Surcharges
Document Number: E6-3931
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) will hold a public hearing beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at its offices in Washington, DC, to provide interested persons an opportunity to express their views on the subject of fuel surcharges collected by railroads. Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should notify the Board in writing.
Union Pacific Railroad Company- Discontinuance Exemption- in Oklahoma City, OK
Document Number: E6-3832
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Public Participation in Class Exemption Proceedings
Document Number: 06-2472
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board, having assessed its procedures for transactions qualifying for the 7- and 21-day class exemptions proposes to modify the timeframes in its rules to provide greater public notice in advance of an exempt transaction. The proposed changes are intended to ensure that the public is given notice of a proposed transaction before the exemption becomes effective; and that the Board may process such notices of exemption, and related petitions for stay, if any, in an orderly and timely fashion.
Southwest Gulf Railroad Company-Construction and Operation Exemption-Medina County, TX
Document Number: 06-2391
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
This Notice discusses the environmental review process conducted thus far for this proceeding and the basis for determining that a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement is needed; the scope of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement; and the remaining steps necessary to conclude the environmental review process.
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Clay and Norman Counties, MN
Document Number: E6-3187
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company and Salt Lake City Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Salt Lake City, UT
Document Number: E6-3070
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Major Issues in Rail Rate Cases
Document Number: E6-3049
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board has instituted a proceeding to seek public comments on proposed changes to its stand-alone cost methodology, on whether to continue to permit movement-specific adjustments to its Uniform Railroad Costing System in rail rate reasonableness cases, and on the proper standards for reopening and vacating a prior rate decision that is based upon a stand-alone cost analysis. These changes are intended to resolve major issues common to all rail rate complaints seeking relief under the agency's stand-alone cost test.
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 06-1861
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wyoming and Colorado Railroad Company, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Carbon County, WY
Document Number: 06-1905
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 06-1833
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation