Surface Transportation Board 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

California High-Speed Rail Authority-Construction Exemption-In Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern Counties, CA
Document Number: 2013-30825
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
City of Belfast, Me.-Acquisition Exemption-Certain Assets of Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad Company
Document Number: 2013-30824
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2013-30821
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the first quarter 2014 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2014 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.980. The first quarter 2014 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.424. The first quarter 2014 RCAF-5 is 0.400.
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Scott County, Iowa
Document Number: 2013-30635
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Royal City Charter Coach Lines Ltd.-Acquisition of Control-Quick Coach Lines Ltd. d/b/a Quick Shuttle Service
Document Number: 2013-30092
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On November 18, 2013, Royal City Charter Coach Lines Ltd. (Royal, or Applicant) filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for approval of its acquisition of control of Quick Coach Lines Ltd. d/b/a Quick Shuttle Service (Quick). 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 at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Rail Transportation of Grain, Rate Regulation Review
Document Number: 2013-29806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board invites public comment on how to ensure the Board's rate complaint procedures are accessible to grain shippers and provide effective protection against unreasonable freight rail transportation rates.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Washington County, Md
Document Number: 2013-29754
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CaterParrott Railnet, LLC-Change in Operators Exemption-Rail Lines of Central of Georgia Railroad Company
Document Number: 2013-29753
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
California High-Speed Rail Authority-Construction Exemption-In Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern Counties, California
Document Number: 2013-29281
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Three Rivers Railway Company-Corporate Family Merger Exemption-Mahoning State Line Railroad Company
Document Number: 2013-29189
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Corporate Family Merger Exemption-Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Company
Document Number: 2013-29130
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB) and Executive Resources Board (ERB) Membership
Document Number: 2013-29124
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Effective immediately, the membership of the PRB and ERB is as follows:
Rail Depreciation Studies
Document Number: 2013-28615
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3519 (PRA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320.10, the Surface Transportation Board has obtained OMB approval for its information collection, Rail Depreciation Studies. See 78 FR 18676 (Mar. 27, 2013). This collection, codified at 49 CFR part 1201, Section 4-2(b), has been assigned OMB Control No. 2140-0028. Unless renewed, OMB approval expires on August 31, 2016. The display of a currently valid OMB control number for this collection is required by law. Under the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Required in Notices and Petitions Containing Interchange Commitments
Document Number: 2013-28614
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 35013519 (PRA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320.11, the Surface Transportation Board has obtained OMB approval for the collection of information adopted by the Board in Information Required in Notices and Petitions Containing Interchange Commitments, STB Ex Parte No. 714 (STB served Sept. 5, 2013). See also 78 FR 54589 (Sept. 5, 2013). This collection, which is codified at 49 CFR Parts 1121, 1150, and 1180, has been assigned OMB Control No. 2140-0016. Unless renewed, OMB approval expires on November 30, 2016. The display of a currently valid OMB control number for this collection is required by law. Under the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Recordations, Water Carrier Tariffs, and Agricultural Contract Summaries
Document Number: 2013-28613
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3519 (PRA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320.10, the Surface Transportation Board has obtained OMB approval for the information collections listed below with assigned OMB control numbers and the dates on which these approvals will expire if not renewed. (1) Recordations, Control Number 2140-0025 (2) Water Carrier Tariffs, Control Number 2140-26 (3) Agricultural Contract Summaries, Control Number 2140-0024 See 78 FR 18675-01 (Mar. 27, 2013). Unless renewed, OMB approval for each of these collections expires on August 31, 2016. The display of a currently valid OMB control number for this collection is required by law. Under the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Household Movers' Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2013-28612
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3519 (PRA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320.10, the Surface Transportation Board has obtained OMB approval for its information collection, Household Movers' Disclosure Requirements. See 78 FR 18421-01 (Mar. 26, 2013). This collection has been assigned OMB Control No. 2140-0027. Unless renewed, OMB approval expires on August 31, 2016. The display of a currently valid OMB control number for this collection is required by law. Under the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Cumberland County, Me.
Document Number: 2013-28477
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
John D. Nielsen-Control Exemption-Nebkota Railway, Inc.
Document Number: 2013-28222
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
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 John D. Nielsen (Nielsen), a noncarrier individual who controls Class III rail carrier Nebraska Northwestern Railroad, Inc. (NNW), to acquire control of Nebkota Railway, Inc. (NRI), another Class III rail carrier, which connects with NNW at Chadron, Neb.
Tedesco Family ESB Trust, et al.-Purchase of Certain Assets and Membership Interests-Evergreen Interests-Evergreen Trails, Inc. d/b/a Horizon Coach Lines, et al.
Document Number: 2013-27960
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On October 22, 2013, the Tedesco Family ESB Trust (Family Trust), on behalf of Franmar Leasing, Inc. (Franmar), together with the Francis Tedesco Revocable Trust and the Mark Tedesco Revocable Trust (collectively, Applicants), all noncarriers, filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for approval of two companion transactions. The first transaction involves Franmar's purchase of certain motor coach and non- motor coach assets of Evergreen Trails, Inc. d/b/a Horizon Coach Lines (Evergreen) from three garage and terminal facility locations in Florida. The second transaction involves the purchase by the Francis Tedesco Revocable Trust and the Mark Tedesco Revocable Trust of FSCS Corporation's (FSCS) membership interest in Cabana Coaches, LLC (Cabana). The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transactions, 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 set forth at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Franklin County, Iowa
Document Number: 2013-26842
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Lake County, Ind.
Document Number: 2013-26840
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Glasgow Railway Company
Document Number: 2013-26838
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-Passaic and Morris Counties, NY
Document Number: 2013-26837
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Minnesota Northern Railroad, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Polk County, Minn.
Document Number: 2013-26706
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in St. Joseph County, Ind.
Document Number: 2013-26604
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Operation Exemption-In Bexar and Wilson Counties, Tex.
Document Number: 2013-26592
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2013-26050
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Linn County, Iowa
Document Number: 2013-25741
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Celerity Partners IV, LLC, Celerity AHI Holdings SPV, LLC, and All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc.-Control-Sureride Charter Inc. d/b/a Sundiego Charter Company
Document Number: 2013-25582
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc. (AHI), Celerity AHI Holdings SPV, LLC (Celerity Holdings), and Celerity Partners IV, LLC (Celerity Partners) (collectively, Applicants) have filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for their acquisition of control of Sureride Charter, Inc. d/b/a Sundiego Charter Company (Sundiego). 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 at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.\1\
Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company-Operation Exemption-Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2013-25565
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Intermountain Power Agency v. Union Pacific Railroad Company-Oral Argument
Document Number: 2013-25340
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Vacancy
Document Number: 2013-25317
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) hereby gives notice of one vacancy on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC) for a representative of an electric utility. The Board is soliciting suggestions from the public for a candidate to fill this vacancy.
Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.-Acquisition Exemption-Columbiana County Port Authority
Document Number: 2013-25180
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 2013-25014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Westmoreland County, PA
Document Number: 2013-25013
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
New Filing Deadlines for Material Due To Be Submitted During the Federal Government Shutdown
Document Number: 2013-24844
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board provides notice that any material due to be submitted to the Board during the Federal government shutdown will now be due no later than October 24, 2013. Further, submissions that arrived by mail during the shutdown will be considered received on October 17, 2013.
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2012 Determination
Document Number: 2013-24566
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On October 17, 2013, the Board served a decision announcing the 2012 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads. Two carriers, Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries and Union Pacific Railroad Company, were found to be revenue adequate.
Grenada Railway, LLC-Rail Line in Grenada, Montgomery, Carroll, Holmes, Yazoo and Madison Counties, Miss.
Document Number: 2013-24313
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Staff members of the Surface Transportation Board will hold a public meeting concerning the rail line embargo at issue in the above- titled docket. The purpose of the meeting is to allow interested persons to comment on the effects of the embargo.
Rogue Valley Terminal Railroad Corporation-Corporate Family Transaction Exemption
Document Number: 2013-23929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation