Surface Transportation Board, DOT.
Notice of exemption.
The Board is granting an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10902 for Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd. (IAIS), a Class II rail carrier, to acquire approximately 0.75-miles of rail line in Council Bluffs, Iowa, from BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), subject to employee protective conditions.
The exemption will be effective on February 5, 2014. Petitions to stay must be filed by January 27, 2014. Petitions for reconsideration must be filed by January 31, 2014.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35751, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on IAIS's representative: Thomas J. Litwiler, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 60606-2832.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jonathon Binet, (202) 245-0368. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at (800) 877-8339.
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Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov.
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Decided: January 13, 2014.
By the Board, Chairman Elliott and Vice Chairman Begeman.
Derrick A. Gardner,
[FR Doc. 2014-00741 Filed 1-15-14; 8:45 am]
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