Surface Transportation Board January 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Columbus and Greenville Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Kansas City Southern Railway Company
Document Number: E7-1254
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Oklahoma County, OK; Stillwater Central Railroad, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Oklahoma County, OK
Document Number: E7-1253
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502(a), on its own motion, the Board is granting an individual exemption from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10903 for Stillwater Central Railroad, Inc. (SLWC) to discontinue service over approximately 0.95 miles of railroad in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK. A petition to reject the notice of exemption filed by SLWC is granted. The Board is affirming BNSF Railway Company's (BNSF) use of the class exemption to abandon 2.95 miles of the line and denying a petition to reject the notice of exemption filed by BNSF.
James Riffin d/b/a The Northern Central Railroad-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-in Baltimore City, MD
Document Number: E7-1251
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Discontinuance Exemption-in Mercer County, NJ; CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance Exemption-in Mercer County, NJ
Document Number: E7-1115
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board, on its own motion, in a decision served on January 26, 2007, is exempting Norfolk Southern Railway Company and CSX Transportation, Inc. from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue service over a line of railroad known as the Robbinsville Industrial Track, subject to the employee protective conditions in Oregon Short Line R. Co.AbandonmentGoshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). The line extends between milepost 32.20 and milepost 37.90 in the cities of Hamilton Township and Washington Township, Mercer County, NJ, a distance of approximately 5.7 miles. The decision also grants a petition for reconsideration filed by Mr. James Riffin in a related docket, STB Docket No. AB-167 (Sub-No. 1185X), a proceeding in which Consolidated Rail Corporation filed a notice of exemption to abandon the instant line.
Georgia Southwestern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Barbour County, AL
Document Number: E7-913
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Methodology To Be Employed in Determining the Railroad Industry's Cost of Capital
Document Number: E7-655
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board will hold a public hearing beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2007, at its offices in Washington, DC. The purpose of the hearing will be for members of the public to present their views to assist the Board in its examination of 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. Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should notify the Board in writing.
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Beltrami Country, MN
Document Number: E7-229
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E7-163
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation