|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|PETITION BY THE SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY FOR RELIEF UNDER 49 U.S.C. § 24903|
|Director Of Proceedings|
|DECISION DIRECTED AMTRAK TO RESPOND TO THE SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY'S REQUEST FOR AN INTERIM SERVICE ORDER BY MARCH 22, 2019.|
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|Full Text of Decision|
46915 SERVICE DATE – LATE RELEASE MARCH 18, 2019
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD
Docket No. FD 36281
PETITION BY THE SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY FOR RELIEF UNDER 49 U.S.C. § 24903
Decided: March 18, 2019
On March 11, 2019, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) filed a petition requesting that the Board institute a proceeding and issue an order under 49 U.S.C. § 24903(c)(2) prescribing the terms of an agreement between SEPTA and the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) governing the use of passenger rail stations. SEPTA also requests that the Board issue an interim service order, for the pendency of the proceeding, requiring Amtrak to permit SEPTA to use the stations under the terms of their current agreement. SEPTA asks that the requested interim service order be made effective March 29, 2019, the date the current agreement expires. Amtrak is directed to respond to SEPTA’s request for an interim service order by Friday, March 22, 2019.
It is ordered:
1. Amtrak is directed to respond to SEPTA’s request for an interim service order by Friday, March 22, 2019.
2. This decision is effective on the date of service.
3. A copy of this decision will be served on Amtrak.
By the Board, Allison C. Davis, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings.
 On March 15, 2019, SEPTA filed a certificate of service stating that it served the petition on Amtrak.