Surface Transportation Board December 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civil Monetary Penalties-2019 Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-28410
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is issuing a final rule to implement the annual inflationary adjustment to its civil monetary penalties, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
Gateway Industrial Railroad, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Avatar Corporation
Document Number: 2018-28045
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Water Carrier Tariff Filing Procedures
Document Number: 2018-27913
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) proposes a new procedure for water carriers operating in the noncontiguous domestic trade to electronically publish, file, and keep tariffs available for public inspection. As explained in this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), the Board proposes to update its water carrier tariff filing regulations to reflect current business practices.
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2017 Determination
Document Number: 2018-27799
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On December 21, 2018, the Board served a decision announcing the 2017 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads. Four carriers (BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries, Soo Line Corporation, and Union Pacific Railroad Company) were found to be revenue adequate.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Alachua County, Fla.
Document Number: 2018-27685
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2018-27750
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the first quarter 2019 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2019 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.058. The first quarter 2019 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.448. The first quarter 2019 RCAF-5 is 0.419.
RailUSA, LLC and American Rail Partners, LLC-Continuance in Control Exemption-Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad, LLC
Document Number: 2018-27522
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Douglas County, Neb.
Document Number: 2018-27261
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Alcoa Energy Services, Inc.-Acquisition Exemption-Rockdale, Sandow & Southern Railroad Company
Document Number: 2018-27099
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Savage, Bingham & Garfield Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption-in Whiting, Ind.
Document Number: 2018-26807
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Roster of Arbitrators-Annual Update
Document Number: 2018-26785
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Progressive Rail Incorporated-Continuance in Control Exemption-St. Paul & Pacific Northwest Railroad Company, LLC
Document Number: 2018-26582
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Vermilion County, Ill
Document Number: 2018-26227
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation