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STB Issues Additional Hearing Information for Amtrak Operations in Gulf Coast

02/11/2022 (Friday) [PDF Version]
No. 22-07

Michael Booth
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The Surface Transportation Board today announced additional details for the first phase of the upcoming public hearing regarding the National Railroad Passenger Corporation’s (Amtrak) application to operate Gulf Coast service.  The public hearing will be held virtually via Zoom and will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET on February 15, 2022, and resume at 9:30 a.m. ET on February 16, 2022.

Today’s decision provides instructions for attendance and presentation, viewing, and the schedule of appearances for speakers during the public hearing portion.  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 is located on the Board’s website here.

The hearing will be available for public viewing, via YouTube, at 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.go-vip.net, 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 Application of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation Under 49 U.S.C. § 24308(e)—CSX Transportation, Inc., and Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Docket No. FD 36496, may be viewed and downloaded here.