Union Pacific Railroad Company-Lease Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
The Board grants separate exemptions under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25 for BNSF to lease from UP approximately 54.12 miles of main line track for both track and signal maintenance and 7.80 miles of right of way for signal maintenance; and for UP to lease from BNSF approximately 14.85 miles of main line track for track and signal maintenance and 1.77 miles of right of way for track maintenance only. The proposed lease transactions involve lines located between South Denver and Bragdon, Colo. (the Joint Corridor) and between Prospect Junction and South Denver, Colo. (the Consolidated Corridor). The exemptions are subject to employee protective conditions.