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STB Issues Additional Hearing Information in CSX/Pan Am Merger Application Review

01/06/2022 (Thursday) [PDF Version]
No. 22-02

Michael Booth
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The Surface Transportation Board today announced additional details for the upcoming public hearing on the revised application for CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation, Inc., et al. (CSX) to acquire control of Pan Am Systems, Inc., and its shortline subsidiaries.  The public hearing will be entirely virtual, via Zoom, and begin at 9:30 a.m. ET on January 13, 2022, and continue on January 14, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. ET, to accommodate all speakers.

Today’s decision provides a schedule of appearances and instructions for speakers and those who wish to present visual information.  All scheduled speakers and presenters should review the schedule and specific instructions contained in the decision.  Additional “Frequently Asked Questions” pertaining generally to participation in Zoom proceedings will be posted on the Board’s website here.

The hearing will be available for public viewing, via YouTube, at the link located here. The hearing may also be viewed through Zoom, although persons wishing to do so must register for that option via the link located here.

The hearing will be recorded, and the link to the recording will be available on the Board’s website at www.stb.gov, under the tab “News & Communications,” by clicking on “Meetings & Hearings.”  Additionally, a transcript will be created and made available on the Board’s website, under the tab “News & Communications,” by clicking on “Transcripts & Statements.”

Today’s decision in CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation, Inc., et al.—Control and Merger—Pan Am Systems, Inc., Pan Am Railways, Inc., Boston and Maine Corporation, Maine Central Railroad Company, Northern Railroad, Pan Am Southern LLC, Portland Terminal Company, Springfield Terminal Railway Company, Stony Brook Railroad Company, and Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad Company, FD 36472 et al., may be viewed and downloaded here.