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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2012-4)]

Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.
ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor.
SUMMARY: The Board has approved the fourth quarter 2012 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The fourth quarter 2012 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.209. The fourth quarter 2012 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.529. The fourth quarter 2012 RCAF-5 is 0.499.
DATES: Effective Date:October 1, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245-0333. Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877-8339.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or energy conservation.

By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Mulvey, and Commissioner Begeman.

Decided: September 19, 2012. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk.