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Lehigh Valley Rail Management, LLC (LVRM), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate approximately 170.079 miles of rail line owned by ISG Railways, Inc. (ISGR).\1\ LVRM will acquire and operate the following rail lines: (1) An approximately 132mile line in Northampton County, PA,
The Board has approved the first quarter 2004 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2004 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.025. The first quarter 2004 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.517. The first quarter 2004 RCAF5 is 0.492.
The City of Venice (City) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart FExempt Abandonments to abandon its entire 2.00mile line of railroad, between milepost 0.55 near Branch Street Yard in St. Louis, MO, and milepost 0.0 at the state line at Venice, IL, and milepost 0.00 at Venice and milepost 1.45 at McKinley Junction, IL. The line
On July 30, 2001, the Six County Association of Governments (SCAOG), a regional association representing Juab, Millard, Sevier, Sanpete, Piute, and Wayne counties in central Utah, filed a Petition for Exemption with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502 for authority for construction and operation of a new rail line
Pine Belt Southern Railroad Company, Inc. (PBRR) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart FExempt Abandonments to abandon a 17.4mile line of railroad between milepost T322.40 at Roanoke Junction and milepost T339.66 at Lafayette, in Lee and Chambers Counties, AL.\1\ The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes
Maritime Rail, LLC (Maritime Rail), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease and operate certain railroad properties totaling about 3,500 track feet in length. The tracks, which extend beyond a point of connection with a Consolidated Rail Corporation branch line known as Meadows Industrial Track No.
On November 25, 2003, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) and Stillwater Central Railroad Company (SLWC) filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(5) to participate in a joint project involving the relocation of certain rail lines of UP near the Fort Sill Military Reservation (FSMR) at Fort Sill, OK. The transaction was
The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2003. The decision solicits comments on: (1) The railroads' 2003 current cost of debt capital; (2) the railroads' 2003 current cost of preferred stock equity capital; (3) the railroads' 2003 cost of common stock equity capital; and (4) the 2003 capital
The Surface Transportation Board is instituting a declaratory order proceeding and requesting comments on the petition of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), acting on behalf of the City of New York, NY (City), for an order confirming that: (1) Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10906, the construction project described in the petition
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502, the Board is granting a petition for exemption from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10902 for Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc., a Class II carrier, to lease from CSX Transportation, Inc., and operate a 40.8mile rail line between milepost 10.4 at Glenshaw and milepost 51.2 at P&W Junction (New Castle), PA.
The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, revokes the class exemption
as it pertains to the trackage rights described in STB Finance Docket
No. 34417 to permit the trackage rights to expire on October 15, 2004, in accordance with the agreement of the parties.\1\
\1\ On October 14, 2003, UP concurrently filed a verified notice of exemption under the
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is accepting for consideration the primary application and related filings filed November 5, 2003, by Canadian National Railway Company (CNR, a rail carrier that controls several rail carrier subsidiaries) and Grand Trunk Corporation (GTC, a noncarrier holding company through which CNR controls its U.S.
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is amending its regulations concerning the service of a notice of intent to abandon or discontinue rail service by removing an obsolete reference to a labor organization and making technical changes.
Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant certain trackage rights to The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) between Gibbs, ID, at Coeur d'Alene Industrial Lead milepost 7.40 and Coeur d'Alene, at Coeur d'Alene Industrial Lead milepost 8.79, a distance of approximately 1.4 miles.
The transaction was scheduled to be
On November 12, 2003, The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF), filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a line of railroad extending between milepost 57.80, near Pawnee, and milepost 117.03, near Endicott, a distance of
The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from Covington & Burling on behalf of Union Pacific Corporation (WB4685 11/18/03), for permission to use certain data from the Board's Carload Waybill Samples. A copy of the request may be obtained from the Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration.
The waybill sample
Allegheny Valley Railroad Company (AVR) a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease and operate certain rail line segments and acquire related trackage rights, pursuant to an agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), as follows: (1) Approximately 33.1 miles of CSXT's W&P Subdivision from
WallowaUnion Railroad Authority (Authority), a noncarrier, has filed a notice of exemption, as supplemented by letter dated October 29, 2003, under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate a 62.58mile line of railroad extending between milepost 21.0 at or near Elgin and milepost 83.58 at or near Joseph, in Wallowa and Union Counties, OR. The subject
Consistent with the Surface Transportation Board's decision in Orange County Transportation Authority, Riverside County Transportation Commission, San Bernardino Associated Governments, San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board, North San Diego County Transit Development BoardAcquisition ExemptionThe Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
San Pedro Railroad Operating Company, LLC (SPROC),\1\ a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire all of SWKR Operating Co., Inc.'s (SWKR) interest in and to operate: (a) Those rail lines extending from approximately milepost N 1033.008 (at or near Benson, AZ) to approximately milepost NA 1055.8 (at
Pursuant to a trackage rights agreement between Soo Line Railroad Company, d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR) and Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Company (WSOR), WSOR has agreed to grant CPR trackage rights over a line of railroad between milepost 132.11 in Watertown, Jefferson County, WI, and milepost 164.61 in Madison, Dane County,
On November 3, 2003, CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon an approximately 32.97mile line of railroad, in CSXT's Western Region, Chicago Division, Wabash Subdivision, extending from milepost CF 0.63, at
\1\ This notice of exemption supersedes the Board's notice served and published in Union Pacific Railroad Company
Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemptionin Monterey County, CA, STB Docket No. AB33 (SubNo. 157X) (STB served Oct. 10, 2003) (68 FR 5874849).
CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement entered into between CSXT and Golden Isles Terminal Railroad, Inc. (GIT), has agreed to grant certain trackage rights to GIT over CSXT's rail line between milepost A489 near Georgia Ports Authority's Garden City Terminal and milepost S500 at or about the entrance
M & B Railroad, L.L.C. (MNBR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), and operate two segments of rail line. The first segment extends 30.22 miles from milepost XXB 189.00 (some mileposts on this segment are not a full mile apart) near Burkeville,