|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|PROGRESSIVE RAIL, INCORPORATED--LEASE AND OPERATION EXEMPTION--RAIL LINE OF UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY|
|Director Of Proceedings|
|NOTICE THAT PROGRESSIVE RAIL, INCORPORATED HAS FILED A VERIFIED NOTICE OF EXEMPTION TO LEASE FROM UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY AND OPERATE 38.3 MILES OF RAIL LINE CONSISTING OF THE CAMERON LINE THAT EXTENDS BETWEEN MILEPOST 50.00 AT OR NEAR CAMERON AND MILEPOST 11.70 AT OR NEAR NORMA, IN BARRON AND CHIPPEWA COUNTIES, WI.|
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|Full Text of Decision|
35154 SERVICE DATE - OCTOBER 29, 2004
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Surface Transportation Board
[STB Finance Docket No. 34597]
Progressive Rail, Incorporated–Lease and Operation Exemption–Rail Line of Union Pacific Railroad Company
Progressive Rail, Incorporated (PGR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease from Union Pacific Railroad Company and operate 38.3 miles of rail line consisting of the Cameron Line that extends between milepost 50.00 at or near Cameron and milepost 11.70 at or near Norma, in Barron and Chippewa Counties, WI.
PGR certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated no sooner than October 12, 2004, the effective date of the exemption (7 days after the exemption was filed).
If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34597, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on: Thomas F. McFarland, P.C, 208 South LaSalle St., Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604-1112.
Board decisions and notices are available on our website at “WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.”
Decided: October 22, 2004.
By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams