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

Stourbridge Railroad Company-Acquisition Exemption-Lackawaxen-Honesdale Shipper Association
Document Number: E7-19184
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption-Norfolk Southern Railway Company and CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: E7-19121
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-28
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. 11323-24 to enable Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc., a Class II rail carrier, to acquire from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR), by assignment, NSR's lease of approximately 24.6 miles of a line of railroad that is owned by CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT). The line extends from milepost BKC 2.0 near Cloe, PA, to milepost BKC 26.6 at Ridge Branch Junction near Creekside, PA. The exemption is subject to employee protective conditions.
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Riverside County, CA
Document Number: E7-18832
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Shelby County, TN
Document Number: E7-18827
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-18938
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) hereby gives notice of the membership of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Niagara County, NY
Document Number: E7-18831
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Illinois Central Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Adams County, MS
Document Number: E7-18761
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Austin Western Railroad, Inc.-Operation Exemption-Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Document Number: E7-17980
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
City of Boise Railroad-Operation Exemption-The Boise Cutoff Rail Line in Ada County, ID
Document Number: E7-17730
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Georgia Southwestern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment and Discontinuance Exemption-in Harris and Meriwether Counties, GA
Document Number: E7-17733
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Simplified Standards for Rail Rate Cases
Document Number: E7-17689
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On September 5, 2007, the Board served a decision that modifies its simplified rail rate guidelines, creating a simplified stand-alone cost approach for medium-size rail rate disputes and revising its three-benchmark approach for smaller rail rate disputes. The Board also places limits on the total relief available over a 5- year period under these two simplified approaches. Several rules in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) have been updated to reflect the changes in the simplified rail rate dispute approaches.
Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E7-17578
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board grants an exemption, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway's (CPR), a Class I rail carrier, acquisition and operation of BNSF Railway Company's (BNSF), a Class I rail carrier, property interests in 35.26 miles of rail lines that are jointly owned by CPR and BNSF and a contiguous 9.96-mile rail line that is solely owned by BNSF,\1\ subject to labor protective conditions.
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Stevens County, MN
Document Number: E7-17172
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation