Surface Transportation Board September 12, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

City of Milwaukie-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2012-22452
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Acquisition of Operating Easement-Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company
Document Number: 2012-22421
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) and Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW) have agreed to exchange perpetual rail operating easements over certain parts of each other's lines. GTW has agreed to grant CSXT an easement over a GTW line between Munster, Ind., and Elsdon, Ill. (Elsdon Line), over which GTW would retain local and overhead trackage rights. CSXT also has agreed to convey local and overhead trackage rights over that line to various GTW affiliates and a CSXT affiliate. In exchange for that easement, CSXT has agreed to grant GTW an easement over a CSXT line between Leewood, Tenn., and Aulon, Tenn., over which CSXT would retain local and overhead trackage rights. In this docket, CSXT has filed an application for authority to acquire an easement from GTW, and in the embraced Docket Nos. FD 35522 (Sub-No. 1) and (Sub-No. 2), the CSXT affiliate and the various GTW affiliates, respectively, seek authority to acquire trackage rights over that line.