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

BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Webster County, NE
Document Number: E7-14695
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Orange County, FL
Document Number: E7-14440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Michigan Central Railway, LLC
Document Number: E7-14351
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-14038
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App., the Surface Transportation Board (Board), hereby gives notice that, following consultation with the General Services Administration, the Board is creating a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC). RETAC will provide advice and guidance to the Board, and serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues, regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol and other biofuels. The Board is also requesting suggestions for candidates for membership on RETAC.
Illinois Central Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Rankin County, MS
Document Number: E7-13759
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.-Lease and Operation Exemption-Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway
Document Number: E7-13999
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-19
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., a Class II rail carrier, to lease and operate 4.8 miles of railroad in Milwaukee, WI, owned by Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). The subject trackage, known as the Glendale Line, extends southerly from the north line of Hampton Avenue at CPR milepost 93.2 on the Watertown Subdivision to CPR milepost 88.4, which end point is approximately 500 feet south of the southerly street line of State Street, and includes a portion of CPR's Glendale Yard known as the ``B'' yard.
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Multnomah County, OR
Document Number: E7-13758
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
FirstGroup plc-Acquisition-Cognisa Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: E7-13540
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On June 13, 2007, FirstGroup plc (FirstGroup), a noncarrier in control of one or more motor carriers of passengers, filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire Board authorization of its indirect purchase of the properties of Cognisa Transportation, Inc. (Cognisa). Persons wishing to oppose this application must follow the rules at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8. The Board has tentatively approved the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action.
Callen Hotard-Acquisition-Hotard Coaches, Inc.
Document Number: E7-13533
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Callen Hotard (Applicant), a noncarrier individual, who is owner and president of Calco Travel, Inc. (Calco) (MC-161117), a motor passenger carrier, has filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire control of Hotard Coaches, Inc. (Coaches) (MC-143881), a motor passenger carrier, from Greyhound Lines, Inc. (Greyhound) (a regulated passenger carrier). Greyhound is a subsidiary of Laidlaw Transportation Holdings, Inc. (LTHI) (a noncarrier). Applicant proposes to acquire control via a stock purchase by Hotard Travel, Inc. (Hotard Travel) (a noncarrier), a corporation formed by Applicant and Szeszycki Hospitality, L.L.C. (Szeszycki) (a noncarrier).\2\ Coaches would continue to hold its Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration motor passenger carrier operating license. Persons wishing to oppose this application must follow the rules at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8. The Board has tentatively approved the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action.
The Indiana Rail Road Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: E7-13524
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
John C. Nolan, Penn Eastern Rail Lines, Inc., and East Penn Railways, Inc.-Corporate Family Transaction Exemption
Document Number: E7-13355
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-The Indiana Rail Road Company
Document Number: E7-13330
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cass County, NE
Document Number: E7-12827
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E7-12819
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Progressive Rail Inc.-Acquisition of Control Exemption-Central Midland Railway Company
Document Number: E7-12753
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Columbus and Greenville Railway Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Greenwood, MS
Document Number: E7-12678
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation