Surface Transportation Board August 3, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Morristown & Erie Railway, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-In Roseland, Essex County, N.J.
Document Number: 2016-18365
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Dispute Resolution Procedures Under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015
Document Number: 2016-18102
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) proposes regulations to implement passenger rail-related dispute resolution provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015.
Petition for Rulemaking To Adopt Revised Competitive Switching Rules; Reciprocal Switching
Document Number: 2016-17980
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In this decision, the Board grants in part a petition for rulemaking filed by the National Industrial Transportation League seeking revised reciprocal switching regulations. The Board proposes new regulations governing reciprocal switching in Docket No. EP 711 (Sub-No. 1), which would allow a party to seek a reciprocal switching prescription that is either practicable and in the public interest or necessary to provide competitive rail service.