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Old Augusta Railroad, LLC (OAR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from KM Railways, LLC (KMR), and to operate 2.5 miles of KMR's line of railroad extending from New Augusta (Station No. FSAC 10) to Augusta (Station No. FSAC 20), in Perry County, MS (line).
This transaction is related to a concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 35321,
The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after December 18, 2009, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed).
OAR certifies that, as a result of this transaction, it will not become a Class II or Class I rail carrier. In addition, OAR provides that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million.
Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Public Law 110-161, SS 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term "solid waste" is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903.
If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35319 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy must be served on David H. Coburn, Steptoe Johnson LLP, 1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20036.
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