Railroad operation, acquisition, construction, etc.: CSX Transportation, Inc.,


[Federal Register: December 30, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 250)]


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Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 33837]

CSX Transportation, Inc.--Trackage Rights Exemption--Norfolk Southern Railway Company

Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) has agreed to grant overhead trackage rights to CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), to operate its trains, locomotives, cars and equipment with CSXT's own crews over NS's Track #A1 at Petersburg, VA, from the connection between CSXT and NS at or near milepost P004.85 to the connection with the industrial trackage of Chaparral Steel Corporation (CSC).

The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or shortly after December 27, 1999.

The purpose of the trackage rights is to allow CSC to have two rail carriers serve its Petersburg facility. CSXT's trackage rights will be restricted to service to CSC, its existing and future subsidiary companies, or other supporting companies located on the industrial trackage of CSC, and the successor and assigns of those companies.

As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in 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).

This notice is filedunder 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If it contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d)

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may be filedat any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.

An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 33837, must be filedwith the Surface Transportation Board, Office of the Secretary, Case Control Unit, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Charles M. Rosenberger, Senior Counsel, CSX Transportation, Inc., 500 Water Street, J-150, Jacksonville, FL 32202.

Board decisions and notices are available on our website at ``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

Decided: December 22, 1999.

By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary.

[FR Doc. 99-33832Filed12-29-99; 8:45 am]