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

Western Coal Traffic League-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2012-25118
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board seeks comments from the public addressing the recent discovery that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire), owned or controlled CBEC Railway (CBEC) and White City Terminal Union Railway (WCTU) when it acquired BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) in February 2010, thus subjecting Berkshire's acquisition of BNSF to the Board's jurisdiction pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 11323. Specifically, the Board seeks comments addressing the effect, if any, of this discovery on the post-February 2010 valuation of BNSF's asset base.