Surface Transportation Board 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in King County, WA
Document Number: E6-18647
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Lassen County, CA and Washoe County, NV
Document Number: E6-18204
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-18007
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Public Participation in Class Exemption Proceedings
Document Number: E6-17759
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board is modifying the timeframes in its rules for certain class exemptions to provide greater public notice in advance of the possible consummation of an exempt transaction. The proposed changes will 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.
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2005 Determination
Document Number: E6-17684
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On October 23, 2006, the Board served a decision announcing the 2005 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads. The decision found one carrier, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, to be revenue adequate for the year 2005.
Greenville & Western Railway Company, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Line of CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: E6-17601
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company-Pooling of Car Service Regarding Multilevel Cars
Document Number: E6-17597
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) has filed an application for its participation in an existing railroad agreement for the pooling of services related to multilevel cars used to transport motor vehicles and boxcars used to transport automobile parts. P&W is a common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. Its participation in the pooling agreement will be with respect to the movement of multilevel railcars between an automobile staging facility located at Davisville, RI, and its connections with various railroads.
Rail Transportation of Grain
Document Number: E6-17151
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board will hold a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2006, at its offices in Washington, DC. The purpose of the public hearing will be to examine issues related to the transportation of grain by rail. Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should notify the Board in writing.
Coast Belle Rail, LLC-Acquisition Exemption-Santa Maria Valley Railroad Company
Document Number: E6-17141
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Montana Rail Link, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E6-16989
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Montana Rail Link, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E6-16949
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc., Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and Consolidated Rail Corporation-Joint Use and Operation Exemption
Document Number: E6-16817
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-11
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 petitioners to provide for the joint use and joint rail freight operations over 7.69 miles of abandoned rail line of the former Staten Island Railway Corporation \1\ in New York and New Jersey, lying generally between the Conrail Chemical Coast Line and points on Staten Island, NY, subject to appropriate employee protective conditions.\2\ The line consists of two segments as follows: (a) The North Shore Line between the end of track at milepost 4.6 at Union Avenue east of Arlington Yard, Richmond County, NY, and milepost 7.4, via the Chemical Coast Connector, at the proposed point of switch at the connection between the Chemical Coast Connector and Conrail's Chemical Coast Line in Union County, NJ, a distance of 2.8 miles; and (b) the Travis Branch between milepost 0.00 Arlington Yard Station and milepost 4.41 in Richmond County, a distance of 4.41 miles. Included within the North Shore Line segment are all tracks in Arlington Yard together with lead tracks on both the east and west ends of the yard, the so-called Wye Connector, that provides a direct connection to the Travis Branch from the North Shore Line and a track designated as the Travis Lead that provides a connection to and from the Travis Branch to the east end of Arlington Yard.\3\ Petitioners have asked for expedited consideration of the petition.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16606
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cascade County, MT
Document Number: E6-16602
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Indexing the Annual Operating Revenues of Railroads
Document Number: E6-16478
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16294
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16042
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16041
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16039
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: E6-16038
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Jeffrey L. Sutch-Continuance in Control Exemption-SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC
Document Number: E6-16037
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Northeastern Industrial Park, Inc.
Document Number: E6-16036
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Black Hills Transportation, Inc., d/b/a Deadwood, Black Hills & Western Railroad-Modified Rail Certificate
Document Number: E6-15955
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Flathead County, MT
Document Number: E6-15954
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Gaston County, NC
Document Number: 06-8167
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Brandon Railroad LLC-Acquisition Exemption-Brandon Corp.
Document Number: E6-15728
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The No FEAR Act Notice
Document Number: E6-15727
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice of the ``Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2002,'' the No FEAR Act, to former and current STB employees and to applicants for STB employment.
Methodology To Be Employed in Determining the Railroad Industry's Cost of Capital
Document Number: 06-8098
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is seeking comments on the appropriate methodology to be employed in determining the railroad industry's estimated cost of capital to be used in future annual cost-of-capital determinations. We are also soliciting comments on how evidence should be submitted and analyzed in future cost-of-capital proceedings.
State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation-Abandonment Exemption-in Belknap County, NH
Document Number: 06-7968
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 06-8099
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the fourth quarter 2006 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The fourth quarter 2006 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.250. The fourth quarter 2006 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.591. The fourth quarter 2006 RCAF-5 is 0.562.
Railroad Cost of Capital-2005
Document Number: 06-8097
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On August 28, 2006, the Board served a decision to update its computation of the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2005. The composite after-tax cost-of-capital rate for 2005 is found to be 12.2%, based on a current cost of debt of 5.36%; a cost of common equity capital of 15.18%; and a capital structure mix comprised of 30.41% debt and 69.59% common equity. The cost-of-capital finding made in this proceeding will be used in a variety of Board proceedings.
The Central Railroad Company of Indiana-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Decatur County, IN
Document Number: E6-15512
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Lorain County, OH
Document Number: E6-15264
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Michael R. Root and Albany & Eastern Railroad Company-Continuance in Control Exemption-Iron Bull Railroad Company LLC
Document Number: E6-15239
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation, Department of Transportaton
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Vigo County, IN
Document Number: E6-15188
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Intermountain Railroad LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Line of Wyoming and Colorado Railroad Company, Inc.
Document Number: E6-14635
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Polk and Norman Counties, MN
Document Number: E6-14536
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Keokuk Junction Railway Co., d/b/a Peoria & Western Railway-Lease and Operation Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E6-14407
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Boulder County, CO
Document Number: E6-14409
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 06-7349
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In response to a petition filed by DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC (DesertXpress), the Board is instituting a declaratory order proceeding under 5 U.S.C. 554(e) and 49 U.S.C. 721 to determine whether the Board's jurisdiction preempts state and local environmental review, land use restrictions, and other discretionary permitting requirements that might otherwise apply to DesertXpress' proposed construction of an interstate high speed passenger rail system between Victorville, CA, and Las Vegas, NV. No responses to the petition have been filed. The Board seeks public comment on this issue.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Philadelphia County, PA
Document Number: E6-14036
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc., Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and Consolidated Rail Corporation-Joint Use and Operation Exemption
Document Number: E6-14035
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On August 8, 2006, CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR), and Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) (collectively, petitioners), jointly filed a petition for exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for petitioners to provide for the joint use and joint rail freight operations over 7.69 miles of abandoned rail line of the former Staten Island Railway Corporation \1\ in New York and New Jersey lying generally between the Conrail Chemical Coast Line and points on Staten Island, NY. The line consists of two segments as follows: (a) The North Shore Line between the end of track at milepost 4.6 at Union Avenue east of Arlington Yard, Richmond County, NY, and milepost 7.4, via the Chemical Coast Connector, at the proposed point of switch at the connection between the Chemical Coast Connector and Conrail's Chemical Coast Line in Union County, NJ, a distance of 2.8 miles, and (b) the Travis Branch between milepost 0.00 Arlington Yard Station and milepost 4.41 in Richmond County, a distance of 4.41 miles. Included within the North Shore Line segment are all tracks in Arlington Yard together with lead tracks on both the east and west ends of the yard, the so-called Wye Connector, that provides a direct connection to the Travis Branch from the North Shore Line and a track designated as the Travis Lead that provides a connection to and from the Travis Branch to the east end of Arlington Yard.\2\