|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|PACIFIC IMPERIAL RAILROAD, INC.--CHANGE IN OPERATOR EXEMPTION--RAIL LINE OF SAN DIEGO AND ARIZONA EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY|
|Notice Of Exemption|
|Director Of Proceedings|
|PROVIDED NOTICE THAT PACIFIC IMPERIAL RAILROAD, INC. FILED A NOTICE OF EXEMPTION TO CHANGE OPERATORS OVER A 70.01-MILE RAIL LINE IN CALIFORNIA.|
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|Full Text of Decision|
42578 SERVICE DATE – AUGUST 17, 2012
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Surface Transportation Board
[Docket No. FD 35657]
Pacific Imperial Railroad, Inc.—Change in Operator Exemption—Rail Line of San Diego and Arizona Eastern Railway Company
Railroad, Inc. (
The transaction may be consummated on or after August 31, 2012 (30 days after the notice of exemption was filed).
PIR certifies that
its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed
those that would qualify it as a Class
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 effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than August 24, 2012 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective).
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35657, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20423‑0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas F. McFarland, 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604.
and notices are available on our website at
Decided: August 13, 2012.
By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings.
 CGR was authorized to operate the Desert Line in Carrizo Gorge Railway—Operation Exemption—San Diego and Eastern Railway, FD 34485 (STB served Apr. 12, 2004).
 PIR states that San Diego & Imperial Valley Railroad Company, Inc. (SD&IV) has residual authority to operate the Desert Line and has agreed to assign that authority to PIR. PIR states that it will file another notice of exemption for Board approval at the appropriate time regarding that assignment.