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08/25/2004 (Wednesday)
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Public & Media Advisory: Surface Transportation Board Announces Matters & Cases To Be Addressed at August 31 Voting Conference

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Roger Nober has announced the matters and cases to be addressed at the STB's open voting conference to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2004, in Room 760, the agency's hearing room, on the 7th Floor of the agency's headquarters in the Mercury Building, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

At the conference, the Members will discuss publicly among themselves, and vote on, the cases listed below. While the conference is open for public observation, no public participation is permitted.

The Board hearing in Class Exemption for Expedited Abandonment Procedure for Class II and Class III Railroads, STB Ex Parte No. 647, will immediately follow the voting conference.


TTX Company, et al.--Application for Approval of Pooling of Car Service with Respect to Flatcars, STB Finance Docket No. 27590 (Sub-No. 3).

PPL Montana, LLC v. The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, STB Docket No. 42054.

The STB's decision announcing the voting-conference agenda, in Meetings of the Board, STB Ex Parte No. 333, is available for viewing and downloading via the agency's Web site at A printed copy of the Board's decision also is available for a fee by contacting ASAP Document Solutions, 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706, telephone (301) 577-2600, or via