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The County of Coahoma, Mississippi (Coahoma), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire (by purchase) approximately 18.6 miles of rail line known as the Lula Line from the Gulf Ohio Railways, Inc., d/b/a Mississippi Delta Railroad (MSD) extending from milepost 74.00 at Lyon, MS, to milepost 55.40 at Lula, MS.
This transaction is related to a simultaneously filed notice of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 33975,
Coahoma states that, pursuant to an agreement, MSD has agreed to provide service on the Lula Line through June 30, 2001, or until the earlier of either Coahoma finding a long-term operator for the line or July 1, 2001, at which time MSD will cease its operations. Coahoma further states that MSD will seek the Board's approval for any authority needed in connection with its cessation of operations, or having in place Coahoma's long-term operator.
The transaction was expected to be consummated on or shortly after December 20, 2000.
If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 33977, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, Office of the Secretary, Case Control Unit, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on William C. Sippel,
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