Surface Transportation Board Filings, Decisions, and Notices
All CN/IC acquisition documents are filed under STB Finance Docket No. 33556.
As of this last update, only the filings with hyperlinks are available in the
Electronic Reading Room of the STB web site. As other documents become available
on-line, links will be added.
For information on environmental reports and statements, visit the CN/IC Environmental Assessment Web Site.
Canadian National Railway Company,
Grand Trunk Corporation,
and Grand Trunk Western Railroad Incorporated
Illinois Central Corporation,
Illinois Central Railroad Company,
Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad Company,
and Cedar River Railroad Company
Railroad Control Application Volume 1 of 4
Supporting Information, Summary of Benefits, Exhibits 1-3, 8, 10-11, and 15-21,
Statement of Applicants' Principal Officers, Other Supporting Statements, and Related
CN/IC-7 Railroad Control Application Volume 2 of 4
Traffic Studies, Operating Plan, Labor Impact Statement, Density Charts, and
Supporting Statements (Exhibits 13 and 14).
CN/IC-8 Railroad Control Application Volume 3 of 4
Statements of Shippers, Public Officials, and Others in Support of the Application.
CN/IC-9 Railroad Control Application Volume 4 of 4
Agreements, Form 40-Fs, Form 10-Ks, Form F-4, Schedule 14D-1, and Annual Reports
(Exhibits 2, 6, 7, and 9).
Docket No. 1 - Application for Terminal Trackage Rights
Canadian National Railway Company, Illinois Central Railroad Company, The Kansas
City Southern Railway Company, and Gateway Western Railway Company --Terminal Trackage
Rights-- Union Pacific Railroad Company and Norfolk & Western Railway Company.
Sub Docket No. 2 - Responsive Application
Responsive Application -- Ontario-Michigan Rail Corporation
Sub Docket No. 3 - Responsive Application
Responsive Application -- Canadian Pacific Railway, and St. Lawrence & Hudson
Links to STB decisions and notices concerning the CN/IC merger are listed below, with
the most recent decision listed first. The list is not necessarily complete, and all
documents are maintained on STB's web site. You may optionally download WordPerfect
or Envoy versions of the documents using the links on the document.
Ex Parte 333: The board will meet to discuss among themselves Finance Docket No.
33556, and Finance Docket No. 33556 Sub 1.
Review - 3/8/99
Final Environmental Assessment
35 - 3/4/99
34 - 3/3/99
Canceled the oral argument scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Thursday, March 4, 1999, as
requested by the parties.
Scheduled oral argument to be held on a discovery dispute at 10:00 A.M. on March 4,
1999, at FERC.
33 - 2/25/99
Sets the procedures for the oral argument and voting conference in this proceeding
scheduled to be held March 18, 1999, and March 25, 1999, respectively at 10:00 A.M.
32 - 2/25/99
Advised parties of the time allocations for the oral argument to be held on March
18, 1999, and explained the oral argument procedures for this proceeding.
31 - 2/12/99
Directed CN to submit redacted copies of the Alliance and Access agreements entered
into on April 15, 1998, by Febraury 22, 1999.
30 - 1/27/99
(1) Set the dates of March 18, 1999, for the oral argument, February 9,
1999, for parties to file a notice of intent to participate in the oral argument, and
March 25, 1999, for the voting conference, and (2) explained the oral argument procedures
for this proceeding.
29 - 12/31/98
Scheduled oral argument to be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 7,
1999 at FERC.
28 - 12/10/98
Notice of cancellation for oral argument that was scheduled for 9:30 A.M.,
Thursday, December 10, 1998, by request of the applicants.
27 - 12/9/98
Scheduled an oral argument to be held at 9:00 A.M. on 12/10/98 at FERC,
regarding a dispute between the applicants and Union Pacific Railroad Company.
26 - 11/30/98
Granted in part, the emergency extension request in CN/IC-53 and
revised the Procedural Schedule as set forth in the appendix to this decision.
25 - 11/24/98
Scheduled oral argument to be held on this matter at 9:00 A.M. on 11-25-98 at the
Federal Energy Regulatory Commision.
24 - 11/24/98
Granted the petition filed November 19, 1998, by the North Dakota Public Service
Commision to maintain a depository for workpapers and other documents in the office of the
commission's executive secretary, in Bismarck, ND.
23 - 11/24/98
Errata to the Draft Environmental Assessment served on November 9, 1998.
22 - 11/17/98
Notice of oral argument to be held on this matter at 9:00 A.M. on 11-19-98 at the
Federal Energy Regulatory Commision.
21 - 11/17/98
Accepted for consideration: (1) the Responsive Application filed by
Ontario-Michigan Rail Corp. (OMR) in STB FD-33556 (Sub-No. 2), subject to
the requirement that OMR file the supplemental information outlined in this decision no
later than December 1, 1998; and (2) the Responsive Application filed by Canadian Pacific
Railway (CPR) and St. Lawrence & Hudson Railway (SL&H) in STB FD-33556
20 - 11/09/98
Scheduled an oral argument on Union Pacific Railroad Company's initial objections
to discovery requests to be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, November 12, 1998, in a
hearing room of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commision, 888 First Street NE, Washington,
19 - 11/09/98
Issued a Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed acquisition of control.
18 - 10/29/98
Adopted the attached Discovery Guidelines.
17 - 10/29/98
Postponed the oral argument originally scheduled for October 30, 1998, on the
city's motion until November 4, 1998, at 10:00 A.M. in a hearing room of the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC.
14 - 10/26/98
Denied the motion field October 22, 1998, by the City of Chicago for a
determination pursuant to paragraph nine of the Protective Order.
13 - 10/20/98
Incorporated the additions/corrections to the Final Service List shown in the
Appendix of this notice.
12 - 10/15/98
Denied the CN/IC-27 Appeal filed 10/5/98 to overturn Judge
Harfeld's order as respects negotiation.
11 - 10/02/98
Granted the CPR-8 Petition for Waiver of Service of the CPR-7
Compendium and modified the dates in the Procedural Schedule as indicated in the Appendix
of this decision.
10 - 10/1/98
Granted the CSX-7 request to amend the description of Responsive
Application in CSX-3 AND CSX-5, and this amendment
describing trackage rights between New Orleans and Milepost 814 will be considered a
9 - 09/28/98
Notice to the parties issuing compiled service list from notices of intent to
8a - 09/22/98
Scheduled a conference to be held in a hearing room of the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC, at 10:00 A.M. on September 28,
1998, to hear oral arguments for the purpose of ruling on the outstanding discovery
8 - 09/17/98
Denied the NS-1 Petition for Waiver or Clarification filed 8/31/98
by Norfolk Southern (NS).
7 - 09/17/98
Granted in part the Petitions for Waiver or Clarification filed 8/31/98 by
Burlington Northern & Santa Fe (BNSF), Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), CSX
Transportation (CSX) AND Indiana & Ohio Railway (IORY), and accepted in the record the
amended Petition for Waiver or Clarification filed 9/11/98 in CSX-5.
6a - 09/14/98
Notice of Environmental Review Process schedule.
6 - 08/14/98
(1) Accepted the Primary Application and related filing filed 7/15/98 BY CNR, GTC,
GTW, IC CORP., ICR, CCP AND CRRC, and (2) directed the parties to comply with the Final
Procedural Schedule adopted in this proceeding as described in Appendix A of the notice.
5 - 06/23/98
Invited written comments from interested persons on a proposed procedural schedule
for an Acquisition of Control Proceeding in Finance Docket No. 33556.
4 - 06/23/98
Granted, to the extent set forth in the decision, the CN/IC-4
Petition for Waiver or Clarification, and related relief, filed May 20, 1998, by
3 - 05/19/98
Denied the Petitions for Reconsideration filed by the UTU Committees. Parties
may, however, seek individual waivers of the Disk/CD requirement.
2 - 03/13/98
Provided Public Notice of CNR and IC Corp.'s intention to file an application
seeking authority under 49 U.S.C. 11323-25.
1 - 02/26/98
Granted the Petition for a Protective Order.