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Decatur Junction Railway Co.-Amended Lease and Operation Exemption-Lines in Illinois
Document Number: 2021-17812
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB) and Executive Resources Board (ERB) Membership
Document Number: 2021-17685
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Effective immediately, the membership of the PRB and ERB is as follows:
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis-Abandonment Exemption-in St. Louis County, Mo.
Document Number: 2021-17499
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Fees for Services Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services-2021 Update
Document Number: 2021-17014
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board updates for 2021 the fees that the public must pay to file certain cases and pleadings with the Board. Pursuant to this update, 87 of the Board's 135 fees will decrease, 3 fees will increase, and 45 fees will remain at their current levels.
Van Pool Transportation LLC-Acquisition of Control-Easton Coach Company, LLC
Document Number: 2021-17133
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Van Pool Transportation LLC (Van Pool) has filed an application to acquire control of Easton Coach Company, LLC (Easton), a regulated interstate motor carrier, from ECC Holding Company, Inc. (ECC), a noncarrier. 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.
Van Pool Transportation LLC-Acquisition of Control-Salter Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2021-17132
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Van Pool Transportation LLC (Applicant), a Delaware limited liability company and a noncarrier, has filed an application for authority after-the-fact to acquire control of Salter Transportation, Inc. (Salter), from Stephen O. Gadd (Seller). The Board is tentatively approving and granting after-the-fact authorization of the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action.
Van Pool Transportation LLC-Acquisition of Control-NRT Bus, Inc. and Trombly Motor Coach Service Inc.
Document Number: 2021-17131
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Van Pool Transportation LLC (Applicant), a Delaware limited liability company and a noncarrier, has filed an application for authority after-the-fact to acquire control of NRT Bus, Inc. (NRT), and Trombly Motor Coach Service Inc. (Trombly) from John J. McCarthy (Seller).
John J. McCarthy-Acquisition of Control-Trombly Motor Coach Service, Inc.
Document Number: 2021-17130
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
John J. McCarthy (Applicant), a noncarrier, has filed an application for authority after-the-fact to acquire control of Trombly Motor Coach Service Inc. (Trombly) from Michael J. Trombly (Seller). The Board is tentatively approving and granting after-the-fact authorization of the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2021-17042
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting
Document Number: 2021-16983
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2021-16704
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Mendocino County, Cal.
Document Number: 2021-16372
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation, Inc., et al.-Control and Merger-Pan Am Systems, Inc., Pan Am Railways, Inc., Boston and Maine Corporation, Maine Central Railroad Company, Northern Railroad, Pan Am Southern LLC, Portland Terminal Company, Springfield Terminal Railway Company, Stony Brook Railroad Company, and Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad Company
Document Number: 2021-16328
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is accepting for consideration the revised application filed on July 1, 2021, by CSX Corporation (CSXC), CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT), 747 Merger Sub 2, Inc. (747 Merger Sub 2), Pan Am Systems, Inc. (Systems), Pan Am Railways, Inc. (PAR), Boston and Maine Corporation (Boston & Maine), Maine Central Railroad Company (Maine Central), Northern Railroad (Northern), Portland Terminal Company (Portland Terminal), Springfield Terminal Railway Company (Springfield Terminal), Stony Brook Railroad Company (Stony Brook), and Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad Company (V&M) (collectively, Applicants). The application will be referred to as the Revised Application. The Revised Application seeks Board approval under 49 U.S.C. 11321-26 for: CSXC, CSXT, and 747 Merger Sub 2 to control the seven railroads controlled by Systems and PAR, and CSXT to merge six of the seven railroads into CSXT. This proposal is referred to as the Merger Transaction. In addition to the Revised Application, there are several filings for transactions related to the Merger Transaction, including: Four notices of exemption for Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) to acquire trackage rights over existing lines owned by four separate railroads; a petition for exemption to allow Pittsburg & Shawmut Railroad, LLC d/ b/a Berkshire & Eastern Railroad (B&E), to replace Springfield Terminal as the operator of Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS); and a notice of exemption to allow SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC (SMS) to discontinue service and terminate its lease of a rail line known as the Voorheesville Running Track. These transactions will be referred to as the Related Transactions. This decision embraces the following dockets: Norfolk Southern RailwayTrackage Rights ExemptionCSX Transportation, Inc., Docket No. FD 36472 (Sub-No. 1); Norfolk Southern RailwayTrackage Rights ExemptionProvidence & Worcester Railroad, Docket No. FD 36472 (Sub-No. 2); Norfolk Southern RailwayTrackage Rights Exemption Boston & Maine Corp., Docket No. FD 36472 (Sub-No. 3); Norfolk Southern RailwayTrackage Rights ExemptionPan Am Southern LLC, Docket No. FD 36472 (Sub-No. 4); Pittsburg & Shawmut RailroadOperation Exemption Pan Am Southern LLC, Docket No. FD 36472 (Sub-No. 5); SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLCDiscontinuance Exemptionin Albany County, N.Y., Docket No. AB 1312X. The Board finds that the Revised Application meets the requirements of 49 CFR 1180.4, 1180.6, and 1180.7 and is therefore complete. 49 CFR 1180.4(c)(7) (``A complete application contains all information for all applicant carriers required by these procedures, except as modified by advance waiver.'') Accordingly, the Revised Application is accepted. The Board adopts a procedural schedule for consideration of the Revised Application and Related Transactions, under which the Board's final decision would be issued by April 1, 2022, and would become effective by May 1, 2022.
South Point & Ohio Railroad, LLC-Operation Exemption-Lawrence Economic Development Corporation
Document Number: 2021-16243
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2021-14889
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board is publishing the Regulatory Flexibility Agenda for spring 2021.
C&NC Railroad, LLC-Discontinuance Exemption-in Wayne and Henry Counties, Ind.
Document Number: 2021-16271
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Davidson County, Tenn.
Document Number: 2021-15328
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Indiana Southwestern Railway Co.-Abandonment Exemption-in Posey and Vanderburgh Counties, Ind.
Document Number: 2021-15137
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Indexing the Annual Operating Revenues of Railroads
Document Number: 2021-14680
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, CA
Document Number: 2021-13979
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
60-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval of Collections: Rail Carrier Financial Reports
Document Number: 2021-13665
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice of its intent to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval without change of the six existing collections described below.
Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company-Adverse Discontinuance of Trackage Rights-Housatonic Railroad Company
Document Number: 2021-13625
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
60-Day Notice of Intent to Seek Reinstatement Without Change: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-13233
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a reinstatement without change of Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on the Board's service delivery.
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2021-13202
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the third quarter 2021 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The third quarter 2021 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.134. The third quarter 2021 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.472. The third quarter 2021 RCAF-5 is 0.445.
2020 Tax Information for Use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method
Document Number: 2021-12440
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is publishing, and providing the public an opportunity to comment on, the 2020 weighted average state tax rates for each Class I railroad, as calculated by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), for use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM).
Mississippi Central Railroad Co.-Amended Lease and Operation Exemption-Line of Tishomingo County, Mississippi
Document Number: 2021-12325
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2021-12025
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad LLC-Continuance in Control Exemption-Gulf & Ship Island Railroad LLC
Document Number: 2021-11994
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Petition for Rulemaking-Railroad Consolidation Procedures-Exemption for Emergency Temporary Trackage Rights
Document Number: 2021-11889
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) grants a petition filed by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) to initiate a rulemaking proceeding to establish a new class exemption for emergency temporary trackage rights. The Board also proposes certain other related changes to the class exemptions for trackage rights and temporary trackage rights.
City of Los Angeles-Abandonment Exemption-in Los Angeles County, Cal.
Document Number: 2021-11822
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation, Inc., et al.-Control and Merger-Pan Am Systems, Inc., Pan Am Railways, Inc., Boston and Maine Corporation, Maine Central Railroad Company, Northern Railroad, Pan Am Southern LLC, Portland Terminal Company, Springfield Terminal Railway Company, Stony Brook Railroad Company, and Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad Company; Norfolk Southern Railway-Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.; Norfolk Southern Railway-Trackage Rights Exemption-Providence & Worcester Railroad; Norfolk Southern Railway-Trackage Rights Exemption-Boston & Maine Corp.; Norfolk Southern Railway-Trackage Rights Exemption-Pan Am Southern LLC; Pittsburg & Shawmut Railroad-Operation Exemption-Pan Am Southern LLC; SMS Rail Lines of New York, LLC-Discontinuance Exemption-in Albany County, N.Y.
Document Number: 2021-11507
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board rejects as incomplete an application seeking approval for CSX Corporation (CSXC), CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), and 747 Merger Sub 2, Inc., to acquire control of seven rail carriers owned by Pan Am Systems, Inc. (Systems), and Pan Am Railways, Inc. (PAR), and to merge six of those railroads into CSXT. The Board finds that the application fails to include the information needed to satisfy the Market Analysis requirement for a ``significant'' transaction application under our regulations. However, the applicants are permitted to file a revised application.
C&S Railroad Corporation-Lease and Operation Exemption-Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad Company
Document Number: 2021-11350
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad Company-Acquisition Exemption-Carbon County, Pa.
Document Number: 2021-11345
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Cincinnati Railway Company-Modified Rail Certificate
Document Number: 2021-11303
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
EQT Infrastructure V Collect EUR SCSp and EQT Infrastructure V Collect USD SCSp-Acquisition of Control-First Student, Inc.; First Transit, Inc.; First Mile Square, LLC; First Canada ULC; and Transit Management of Dutchess County, Inc.
Document Number: 2021-10782
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
EQT Infrastructure V Collect EUR SCSp and EQT Infrastructure V Collect USD SCSp, each a noncarrier acting by its manager EQT Fund Management S.[agrave] r.l. (jointly, Applicants or EQT), have filed an application to acquire control of First Student, Inc., First Transit, Inc., First Mile Square, LLC, First Canada ULC, and Transit Management of Dutchess County, Inc. (collectively, Target Carriers), which each hold interstate carrier operating authority in the United States, from FirstGroup plc (FirstGroup) and its subsidiary FirstBus Investments Ltd. (FirstBus), through a stock purchase agreement. 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.
Lubbock & Western Railway, L.L.C.-Lease and Operation Exemption With Interchange Commitment-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 2021-10757
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Railroad Company, LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in the City of McKeesport, Allegheny County, PA
Document Number: 2021-10724
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Canadian National Railway Company. Grand Trunk Corporation, and CN'S Rail Operating Subsidiaries-Control-Kansas City Southern, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, Gateway Eastern Railway Company, and The Texas Mexican Railway Company
Document Number: 2021-10668
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Canadian National Railway Company (CNR), Grand Trunk Corporation (GTC), and their rail operating subsidiaries (collectively with CNR and GTC, CN or Applicants) have notified the Surface Transportation Board (Board) of their intent to file an application seeking authority for the acquisition of control by CNR, through its wholly owned subsidiary Brooklyn Merger Sub, Inc. (Brooklyn Merger Sub), of Kansas City Southern, and through it, of The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), Gateway Eastern Railway Company, and The Texas Mexican Railway Company (collectively, KCS), in the event that Kansas City Southern accepts an acquisition proposal that CN conveyed to Kansas City Southern's Board of Directors on April 20, 2021 (CN Proposal). Applicants have indicated that 2019 will be the base year for their impact analysis and that they anticipate filing their application on approximately August 20, 2021.
Indiana Rail Road Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Vigo County, Ind.
Document Number: 2021-09959
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Stillwater Central Railroad, L.L.C.-Lease Exemption With Interchange Commitment-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 2021-09505
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Frederick County, MD
Document Number: 2021-09106
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation