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Chessie Logistics Co., LLC (Chessie), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from J. Emil Anderson & Son, Inc. (Anderson) and to operate 1.006 miles of private terminal trackage, including 431 feet of siding, in the city of Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill. (the Track). According to Chessie, the Track does not have assigned mileposts. Chessie states that the Track, which is owned by Anderson and currently used by Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad (IHB), is located west of the Mannheim Road crossing at the end of the Harvester Spur, an IHB spur track located between milepost 37.0 and milepost 38.0 off of the IHB main line, just south of the IHB Norpaul Yard. Chessie states that Chessie and Anderson have entered into an agreement under which Chessie is acquiring all of Anderson's rights to the Track as well as assuming its obligation to ship to owners of the adjacent commercial properties.
Unless stayed, the effective date of the exemption will be December 21, 2012 (30 days after the verified exemption was filed).
Chessie certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million.
If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35700, 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 Ariel A. Erbacher, Legal Counsel, Chessie Logistics Co., LLC, 1001 Green Bay Rd., Unit 204, Winnetka, IL 60093.
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