Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad Company, Inc. (Chesapeake), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to operate, pursuant to an unexecuted agreement under negotiation with the Town of North Judson, IN, 32.97 miles of track extending from Wellsboro, milepost 15.2, to LaCrosse, milepost 0.6, in LaPorte County, IN, and from Malden, milepost 230.9, through LaCrosse, to North Judson, milepost 212.5, in Porter and Starke Counties, IN.
The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after July 29, 2004.
This transaction is related to STB Finance Docket No. 34528, Indiana Boxcar Corporation—Continuance in Control Exemption—Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad Company, Inc., wherein Indiana Boxcar Corporation has filed a verified notice of exemption to continue in control of Chesapeake upon its becoming a Class III rail carrier.
If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. Start Printed Page 51751
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34529, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, 1920 N Street, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036.
Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.Start Signature
Dated: August 16, 2004.
By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
[FR Doc. 04-19124 Filed 8-19-04; 8:45 am]
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