SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT
    Decision Information

Docket Number:  
AB_167_1189_X

Case Title:  
CONSOLIDATED RAIL CORPORATION--ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION--IN HUDSON COUNTY, N.J.

Decision Type:  
Decision

Deciding Body:  
Administrative Law Judge

    Decision Summary

Decision Notes:  
DECISION ORDERED, PURSUANT TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE JOHN P. DRING’S ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE OCTOBER 24, 2016 ORAL ARGUMENTS, THE DISCOVERY PROCEEDINGS IN THE ABOVE REFERENCED DOCKETS ARE HEREBY TERMINATED.

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    Full Text of Decision

45620                                    SERVICE DATE – JANUARY 4, 2017

ALJ

 

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

 

ORDER OF PRESIDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE TERMINATING DISCOVERY PROCEEDINGS

 

Docket No. AB 167 (Sub-No. 1189X)

 

CONSOLIDATED RAIL CORPORATION—ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION—IN HUDSON COUNTY, NJ

 

Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 686X)

 

CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC.—DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE EXEMPTION—IN HUDSON COUNTY, NJ

 

Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 306X)

 

NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY—DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE EXEMPTION—IN HUDSON COUNTY, NJ

 

Decided:  January 3, 2017

 

The Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to employ the services of FERC administrative law judges on a case-by-case basis to perform discrete, Board-assigned functions such as adjudicating discovery disputes between parties in cases pending before the Board.

 

By a decision served on July 5, 2016, the Board assigned and authorized Administrative Law Judge John P. Dring of the FERC to entertain and rule upon discovery matters and to resolve all disputes concerning discovery in these proceedings.

 

It is ordered:

 

1.  Pursuant to my announcement in the October 24, 2016 Oral Arguments, the discovery proceedings in the above-referenced dockets are hereby terminated as of the date of this order. 

 

            2.  This decision is effective on its service date.

 

By the Board, John P. Dring, Administrative Law Judge.