Surface Transportation Board, DOT.
Notice of Exemption.
The Board grants an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502, from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323-25, for Eastern Maine Railway, a Class III rail common carrier to continue in control of Maine Northern Railway Company.
EMR's exemption will be effective on October 26, 2011. Petitions for stay must be filed by October 6, 2011, and petitions for reconsideration must be filed by October 17, 2011.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to the above dockets, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of all pleadings must be served on petitioners' representative: Karyn A. Booth, Thompson Hine LLP, Suite 800, 1920 N Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joseph H. Dettmar, (202) 245-0395. 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
The Board granted the exemption by decision served on September 22, 2011.
Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at: http://www.stb.dot.gov.Start Signature
Decided: September 20, 2011.
By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Begeman, and Commissioner Mulvey.
[FR Doc. 2011-24653 Filed 9-23-11; 8:45 am]
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