Surface Transportation Board 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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United States Steel Corporation-Acquisition of Control Exemption-Texas & Northern Railway Company
Document Number: E7-10114
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Clay County, IL
Document Number: E7-10073
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Nebkota Railway, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption--in Dawes and Sheridan Counties, NE
Document Number: E7-9688
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Finger Lakes Railway Corp.-Abandonment Exemption-in Yates County, NY
Document Number: E7-10058
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Railroad Cost of Capital-2006
Document Number: E7-9690
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2006. The decision solicits comments on: (1) The railroads' 2006 current cost of debt capital; (2) the railroads' 2006 current cost of preferred stock equity capital (if any); (3) the railroads' 2006 cost of common stock equity capital; and (4) the 2006 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market value basis.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: E7-9689
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an approval for the currently existing collection of Waybill Sample data. This information collection is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Incorporated-Abandonment Exemption-in Oakland County, MI
Document Number: E7-9584
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Mission Mountain Railroad, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Flathead County, MT
Document Number: E7-9563
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.-Abandonment Exemption-in Milwaukee County, WI
Document Number: E7-9491
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Palouse River & Coulee City Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Latah County, ID
Document Number: E7-9379
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
State of Maine-Acquisition Exemption-Certain Assets of St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Company
Document Number: E7-9378
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Grant County, IN
Document Number: E7-9002
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company and Soo Line Railroad Company, Inc.-Joint Relocation Project Exemption-in Duluth, MN
Document Number: E7-8541
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Stearns County, MN
Document Number: E7-8352
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Brunswick County, VA
Document Number: E7-8255
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Utah Transit Authority-Acquisition Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: E7-8069
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Genesee County, MI
Document Number: E7-8011
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rock River Railroad, Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Rail Lines of Renew Energy, LLC
Document Number: E7-7590
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Mark K. Smith-Continuance in Control Exemption-Rock River Railroad, Inc.
Document Number: E7-7586
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Kaw River Railroad, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption 1
Document Number: E7-7544
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Clinton and Marion Counties, IL
Document Number: E7-7535
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Suffolk & Southern Rail Road LLC-Sublease and Operation Exemption-Brookhaven Rail Terminal
Document Number: E7-7430
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Lake State Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-Rail Line in Otsego County, MI
Document Number: E7-6934
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CG Railway, Inc.-Lease and Operation Exemption-Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks
Document Number: E7-6614
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Patriot Rail, LLC and Patriot Rail Corp.-Control Exemption-Rarus Railway Company
Document Number: E7-6851
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Caldwell County Railroad Company--Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Caldwell County, NC
Document Number: E7-6482
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Orange County Transportation Authority
Document Number: E7-6483
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services-2007 Update
Document Number: E7-6479
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board adopts its 2007 User Fee Update and revises its fee schedule to recover the costs associated with the January 2007 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: E7-6217
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Firstgroup PLC-Acquisition-Laidlaw International, Inc.
Document Number: E7-6380
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On March 8, 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 Laidlaw International, Inc. (Laidlaw), a noncarrier in control of one or more motor carriers of passengers.\1\ 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.
Interpretation of the Term “Contract” in 49 U.S.C. 10709
Document Number: E7-6215
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board seeks public comments on a proposal to interpret the term ``contract'' in 49 U.S.C. 10709 as embracing any bilateral agreement between a carrier and a shipper for rail transportation in which the railroad agrees to a specific rate for a specific period of time in exchange for consideration from the shipper, such as a commitment to tender a specific amount of freight during a specific period or to make specific investments in rail facilities.
New England Transrail, LLC, D/B/A Wilmington & Woburn Terminal Railway-Construction, Acquisition and Operation Exemption-in Wilmington and Woburn, MA
Document Number: E7-6214
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board will hold an oral argument on Thursday, April 19, 2007, at 10 a.m., at its offices in Washington, DC. The argument will explore what planned activities by the above- referenced petitioner would be part of rail transportation subject to the Board's jurisdiction. All current parties of record may participate, and New England Transrail, LLC (NET) is directed to participate.
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Swift County, MN
Document Number: E7-5784
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Scott County, TN
Document Number: E7-6051
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Manatee County, FL
Document Number: E7-5472
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: E7-5338
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the second quarter 2007 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2007 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.147. The second quarter 2007 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.537. The second quarter 2007 RCAF-5 is 0.511.
New York & Greenwood Lake Railway-Abandonment Exemption-in Passaic, Passaic County, NJ
Document Number: E7-5250
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: E7-4770
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Thurston County, WA
Document Number: E7-4768
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Establishment of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-4769
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board seeks public comment on the desirability of establishing, pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, to provide independent advice and policy suggestions to the Board on issues related to the reliability of rail transportation of resources critical to the nation's energy supply, including, but not necessarily limited to, the rail transportation of coal and ethanol. Specifically, the Board seeks the views of interested persons on the utility of establishing such a committee, and, if established, the appropriate scope and the optimum size and composition of such a committee so as to reflect an appropriate and balanced cross-section of interested and affected stakeholders.
Savage Bingham & Garfield Railroad Company-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: E7-4514
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Discontinuance Exemption-in Mahoning County, OH
Document Number: E7-4422
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E7-4424
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-13
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. 6) \1\ to permit the trackage rights to expire on or about December 31, 2007, 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).
Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: E7-4423
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, exempts the trackage rights described in Portland & Western Railroad, Inc.Trackage Rights ExemptionBNSF Railway Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34951 (STB served Nov. 22, 2006) \1\ to permit them to expire on May 30, 2016, in accordance with the agreement of the parties, subject to the employee protective conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co. AbandonmentGoshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).