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Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated May 18, 2012, Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) has agreed to grant overhead and local trackage rights to CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) over a rail line known as the Pemberton Line, located between milepost WG12.0 near Helen, W. Va., and milepost WG23.6 at Pemberton, W. Va., a distance of approximately 11.6 miles.
The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on August 25, 2012, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption was filed).
The purpose of the transaction is to permit CSXT to serve all existing and future customers at any point or connection located on the Pemberton Line, including access to and use of NSR's side tracks at Helen, W. Va., and Amigo, W. Va., for use as interchange facilities between NSR and CSXT, including, but not limited to, use of those side tracks with respect to service to East Gulf Mine and other Stone Coal Branch traffic handled by agreement for CSXT by NSR from time to time.
As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in
This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35626, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Louis E. Gitomer, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204.
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