Surface Transportation Board.
Notice of exemption.
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. (BPR), a Class II carrier, to acquire from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) and to operate a 16.82-mile line of railroad between Creekside and Homer City, PA.
The exemption will be effective on December 19, 2003. Petitions to stay must be filed by December 1, 2003. Petitions to reopen must be filed by December 9, 2003.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34410 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-Start Printed Page 653430001. In addition, one copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioner's representative, Eric M. Hocky, Gollatz, Griffin & Ewing, P.C., Suite 200, Four Penn Center, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103-2808.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joseph H. Dettmar, (202) 565-1609. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. Copies of the decision may be purchased from Dā 2 Dā Legal Copy Service by calling (202) 293-7776 (assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1-800-877-8339) or by visiting Suite 405, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006.
Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at “http://www.stb.dot.gov.”Start Signature
Decided: November 12, 2003.
By the Board, Chairman Nober.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 03-28754 Filed 11-18-03; 8:45 am]
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