[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 57 (Wednesday, March 25, 1998)]
[Page 14502]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-7753]



Surface Transportation Board
[STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub No. 5) (98-2)]

Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor.


SUMMARY: The Board has approved the second quarter 1998 rail cost 
adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of 
American Railroads. The second quarter 1998 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.996. 
The second quarter 1998 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.642. The second quarter 
1998 RCAF-5 is 0.632.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 1, 1998.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: H. Jeff Warren, (202) 565-1549. TDD 
for the hearing impaired: (202) 565-1695.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the 
Board's decision. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, 
call, or pick up in person from: DC NEWS & DATA, INC., Suite 210, 1925 
K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20423-0001, telephone (202) 289-4357. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through TDD services 
(202) 565-1695.]
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or energy conservation.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not 
have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

    Decided: March 19, 1998.

    By the Board, Chairman Morgan and Vice Chairman Owen.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 98-7753 Filed 3-24-98; 8:45 am]