[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 212 (Thursday, November 3, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-27262]

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[Federal Register: November 3, 1994]


[Finance Docket No. 32600]


Burlington Northern Railroad Co.; Trackage Rights Exemption; 
Southern Electric Railroad Co.

    Southern Electric Railroad Company (SERCO) has agreed to grant 
approximately 3,600 feet of overhead trackage rights to Burlington 
Northern Railroad Company (BN) over SERCO's rail line,1 located in 
Jefferson County, AL. The trackage rights extend from BN's main line at 
milepost 715.1 to milepost 0.77 near Alabama Power Company's (APC) 
Plant Miller at West Jefferson, AL. The purpose of the grant of 
trackage rights is to permit BN to provide transportation service to 
APC's Plant Miller.2 The trackage rights were to become effective 
on or after October 21, 1994.

    \1\Construction of the involved line was authorized in Finance 
Docket No. 31972, Southern Electric Railroad Company--Construction 
Exemption--Jefferson County, AL (ICC served Mar. 17, 1992).
    \2\BN will operate its own trains with its own crews over the 
SERCO line.

    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the notice 
contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab 
initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10505(d) may 
be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not stay 
the transaction. Pleadings must be filed with the Commission and served 
on: Janice G. Barber, Burlington Northern Railroad Company, 3800 
Continental Plaza, 777 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102-5384.
    As a condition to use of this exemption, any employees adversely 
affected by the trackage rights will be protected pursuant to Norfolk 
and Western Ry. Co--Trackage Rights--BN, 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as 
modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.--Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 
653 (1980).

    Decided: October 26, 1994.

    By the Commission, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Vernon A. Williams,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-27262 Filed 11-2-94; 8:45 am]