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Below are links to video or audio recordings of past Surface Transportation Board public meetings and hearings, including oral arguments, listening sessions, and technical workshops.  Transcripts of past meetings and hearings are available here.

Date Subject

Oral argument: “US Magnesium, L.L.C. v. Union Pacific Railroad Company,” STB Docket No. 42114.

Oral argument: “Entergy Arkansas, Inc. and Entergy Services, Inc. v. Union Pacific Railroad Company and Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company, Inc.,” STB Finance Docket No. 42104, and “DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC–Petition for Declaratory Order,” STB Finance Docket No. 34914

Twenty-Five Years of Rail Banking: A Review and Look Ahead, STB Ex Parte No. 690 (VIDEO:Please download file to view)

Review of the Surface Transportation Board’s General Purpose Costing System, STB Ex Parte No. 431 (Sub-No. 3) (VIDEO: Please click the link to view)

Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, STB Ex Parte No. 683

12/4/2008: Public Meeting Concerning United States Department of Energy–Rail Construction and Operation–Caliente Rail Line in Lincoln, Nye, and Esmeralda Counties, NV, STB Finance Docket No. 35106.

Public Meeting Concerning the Environmental Impact Statement Now Being Prepared in Canadian National Railway Company and Grand Trunk Corporation–Control–EJ&E West Company, STB Finance Docket No. 35087 (VIDEO)

Public Meeting to Discuss Christensen Associates’ Study of Competition in the Freight-Railroad Industry (VIDEO)

Public Hearing: “Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad, Inc.— Abandonment and Discontinuance of Service—in Coos, Douglas, and Lane Counties, OR,” STB Docket No. AB-515 (Sub-No.2), and “Oregon International Port of Coos Bay—Feeder Line Application—Coos Bay Line of the Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad, Inc.,” STB Finance Docket No. 35160

Public Hearing: “Common Carrier Obligation of Railroads–Transportation of Hazardous Materials,” STB Ex Parte No. 677 (Sub-No. 1) (VIDEO)