[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 114 (Tuesday, June 15, 1999)]
[Page 32095]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-15156]



Surface Transportation Board
[STB Finance Docket No. 33748 (Sub-No. 1)]

Union Pacific Railroad Co.--Trackage Rights Exemption--The 
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co.

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of exemption.


SUMMARY: The Board, under 49 U.S.C. 10502, exempts the trackage rights 
described in STB Finance Docket No. 33748 1 to permit the 
trackage rights to expire on June 28, 1999, in accordance with the 
agreement of the parties.

    \1\  On May 21,1999, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed a 
notice of exemption under the Board's class exemption procedures at 
49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). The notice covered the agreement by The 
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) to grant 
temporary overhead trackage rights to UP over 146.4 miles of BNSF's 
rail line between Shawnee, Jct., WY, at milepost 117.4 (Orin 
Subdivision), and Northport, NE, at milepost 33.8 (Angora 
Subdivision). See Union Pacific Railroad Company--Trackage Rights 
Exemption--The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, STB 
Finance Docket No. 33748 (STB served June 1, 1999). The trackage 
rights operations under the exemption are scheduled to become 
effective on June 13, 1999, and are subject to standard labor 
protective conditions. The trackage rights agreement is scheduled to 
expire on June 28, 1999.

DATES: This exemption will be effective on June 28, 1999. Petitions to 
reopen must be filed by June 21, 1999.

ADDRESSES: An original and 10 copies of all pleadings referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 33748 (Sub-No. 1) must be filed with the Office of 
the Secretary, Surface Transportation Board, Case Control Unit, 1925 K 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of all 
pleadings must be served on petitioner's representative Joseph D. 
Anthofer, 1416 Dodge Street, #830, Omaha, NE 68179.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph H. Dettmar (202) 565-1600. (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 20006. Telephone: (202) 289-4357. 
(Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through TDD services 
(202) 565-1695.)
    Board decisions and notices are available on our website at 

    Decided: June 9, 1999.

    By the Board, Chairman Morgan, Vice Chairman Clyburn, and 
Commissioner Burkes.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 99-15156 Filed 6-14-99; 8:45 am]