Contact: Dennis Watson
06/30/2004 (Wednesday)
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No. 04-26
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Public & Media Advisory: Surface Transportation Board To Hold July 21 Public Hearing on Rail Rate Challenges in Small Cases

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Roger Nober today announced that the STB will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 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., concerning the case entitled Rail Rate Challenges in Small Cases, STB Ex Parte No. 646.

Persons wishing to speak at the hearing should file with the agency a written "Notice of Intent to Participate,"and should indicate a requested time allotment, as soon as possible but no later than July 9, 2004. Each speaker's written testimony should be filed with the agency by July 16, 2004.

The STB's decision announcing the public hearing in Ex Parte No. 646 and providing additional information regarding participation in the hearing is available for viewing and downloading via the agency's Web site at A printed copy of the agency'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