Surface Transportation Board June 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Professional Transportation, Inc.-Asset Acquisition-CUSA ES, LLC and CUSA CSS, LLC
Document Number: 2012-16046
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI or Applicant), an interstate passenger motor carrier (MC-217444), has filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire the assets of two interstate motor passenger common carrier subsidiaries of noncarrier Coach America Holdings, Inc.CUSA ES, LLC (MC-463168) and CUSA CSS, LLC (MC-522544) (collectively, Coach America Subsidiaries). On June 5, 2012, Michael Yusim, an individual, filed a letter in opposition, asserting that the public interest would not be served by allowing the transaction to proceed without certain Department of Labor proceedings first being completed. A copy of this notice will be served on Mr. Yusim. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules set forth at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Wyoming Connect Railroad LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 2012-15798
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Sunflour Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Roberts and Marshall Counties, S.D.
Document Number: 2012-15791
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Grundy County, Ill.
Document Number: 2012-15788
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
V & S Railway, LLC-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Pueblo, Crowley and Kiowa Counties, CO
Document Number: 2012-15787
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2012-15407
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the third quarter 2012 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The third quarter 2012 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.171. The third quarter 2012 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.513. The third quarter 2012 RCAF-5 is 0.485. The Board noted an error in the first and second quarter 2012 Materials & Supplies index component, which will be accounted for using the third and fourth quarter 2012 forecast error calculations.
Stagecoach Group plc and Coach USA, Inc., et al.-Acquisition of Control of Assets-American Coach Lines of Atlanta, Inc.; CUSA AT, LLC; CUSA AWC, LLC; CUSA ELKO, LLC; CUSA, KBC, LLC; CUSA PCSTC, LLC; CUSA PRTS, LLC; CUSA RAZ, LLC; Dillon's Bus Service, Inc.; and Lakefront Lines, Inc.
Document Number: 2012-15287
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On May 25, 2012, Stagecoach Group plc (Stagecoach), a noncarrier, and a number of its noncarrier intermediate subsidiaries Stagecoach Transport Holdings Limited; The Integrated Transport Company Limited; Stagecoach Aviation Europe Limited; SCOTO Limited; SCUSI Limited; Coach USA Administration, Inc.; and Coach USA, Inc. (Coach USA)along with various carrier and noncarrier subsidiaries of Coach USA \2\ASTI, Inc. (ASTI); Blue Bird Coach Lines, Inc. (Blue Bird Coach); K-T Contract Services, Inc. (K-T); Utica-Rome Bus Company, Inc. (Utica-Rome Bus); TRT Transportation, Inc. (TRT); Coach USA Tours Las Vegas, Inc. (Coach USA Tours); Coach USA MBT, LLC (Coach USA MBT); El Expresso, Inc. (El Expresso); Kerrville Bus Company, Inc. (Kerrville Bus); Powder River Transportation Services, Inc. (Powder River Transportation); Valen Transportation, Inc. (Valen); Antelope Valley Bus, Inc. (Antelope Valley); Coach Leasing, Inc. (Coach Leasing); and CAM Leasing, LLC (CAM Leasing) \3\(collectively, Applicants) filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire control of the assets of ten separate interstate motor passenger carrier subsidiaries of noncarrier Coach America Holdings, Inc. (Coach America)American Coach Lines of Atlanta, Inc. (American Coach Lines); CUSA AT, LLC; CUSA AWC, LLC; CUSA ELKO, LLC; CUSA KBC, LLC; CUSA PCSTC, LLC; CUSA PRTS, LLC; CUSA RAZ, LLC; Dillon's Bus Service, Inc. (Dillon's); and Lakefront Lines, Inc. (Lakefront) (collectively, Coach America Subsidiaries).\4\ On June 5, 2012, Michael Yusim, an individual, filed a letter in opposition to the proposed transaction, asserting that the public interest would not be served by allowing the transaction to proceed without certain Department of Labor proceedings first being completed. A copy of this notice will be served on Mr. Yusim. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules set forth at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Nevada 5, Inc. and Oakland Transportation Holdings LLC-Control Exemption-GTR Leasing LLC and US Rail Holdings LLC 1
Document Number: 2012-14670
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Watco Holdings, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-San Antonio Central Railroad, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2012-14663
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
San Antonio Central Railroad, L.L.C.-Lease Exemption-Port Authority of San Antonio
Document Number: 2012-14662
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Abandonment Exemption-in Manitowoc County, WI
Document Number: 2012-14575
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Academy Express, L.L.C.-Acquisition of the Properties of Entertainment Tours, Inc.
Document Number: 2012-14565
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Academy Express, L.L.C., a motor carrier of passengers (Academy), has filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for its acquisition of the properties of Entertainment Tours, Inc., also a motor carrier of passengers (Entertainment).\1\ The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules under 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2012-14557
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) publishes the names of the Persons selected to serve on its Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB).
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc.
Document Number: 2012-14423
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is granting an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI), a noncarrier, to continue in control of Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc. (CCR), upon CCR's becoming a Class III rail carrier in a related transaction involving the lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR), and operation of, a 25.50-mile rail line between Girard and Mahrt, Ala.,\1\ subject to labor protective conditions. GWI is a holding company that directly or indirectly controls one Class II rail carrier and 59 Class III rail carriers. The NSR line that CCR will lease and operate indirectly connects with Georgia Southwestern Railroad, Inc. (GSWR), a Class III carrier controlled by GWI.
Canadian National Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Niagara County, NY
Document Number: 2012-14254
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
2011 Tax Information for Use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method
Document Number: 2012-13962
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is publishing, and providing the public an opportunity to comment on, the 2011 weighted average state tax rates for each Class I railroad, as calculated by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), for use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM).
Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Intra-Corporate Family Merger Exemption-Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company
Document Number: 2012-13941
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Indexing the Annual Operating Revenues of Railroads
Document Number: 2012-13938
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Woodland Rail, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Line of Maine Central Railroad Co.
Document Number: 2012-13702
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Eastern Maine Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Woodland Rail, LLC
Document Number: 2012-13699
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company-Acquisition Exemption-Laurel Hill Development Corporation
Document Number: 2012-13658
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation