49 CFR 1243.3 - Report of fuel cost, consumption, and surcharge revenue.

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§ 1243.3 Report of fuel cost, consumption, and surcharge revenue.

Commencing with reports for the 3 months beginning October 1, 2007, all Class I railroads are required to file quarterly a Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue, in accordance with the Board's reporting form. Such reports shall be submitted, in paper or electronically, to the Office of Economics, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC, within 30 days after the end of the quarter reported.

Appendix to Section 49 CFR 1243.3
OMB Control No. 2140-0014
Expires ____, 2010
Railroad Name ______

Quarterly Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue for the Quarter Ending ____, 20__

[Instructions: The report shall contain data only for the reported quarter. Cost and revenue are defined as accrued or earned that quarter. The report shall be filed with the Surface Transportation Board on or before 30 days after the end of that quarter.]

Line No. Data
(in thousands)
1 Total fuel cost 1
2 Total gallons of fuel consumed 1
3 Total increase or decrease in cost of fuel 2
4 Total revenue from fuel surcharges 3
5 Revenue from fuel surcharges on regulated traffic

1 Include fuel for freight, yard and work train locomotives. Include fuel charged to train and yard service (function 67 - Locomotive Fuels). Include all other fuel used for railroad operations and maintenance, including motor vehicles and power equipment not charged to function 67 - Locomotive Fuels.

2 Show the total increase or decrease in fuel cost over previous quarter.

3 Show Fuel surcharges billed for all traffic (line 4) and for only regulated traffic (line 5).

I, the undersigned, ______, Title: ______, state that this report was prepared by me or under my supervision and that I have carefully examined it and on the basis of my knowledge, belief, and verification declare it to be full, true and correct.

Supplemental Information About the Fuel Surcharge Report

The following information is provided in compliance with OMB requirements, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501et seq.:

Information in this report is intended to permit the Board to monitor the fuel surcharge practices of Class I carriers.

The estimated annual hourly, per respondent burden for filing this report is 12 hours.

This report is mandatory for Class I carriers.

Information collected through this report is published on the Board's website and is maintained by the agency for at least 2 years.

The display of a currently valid OMB control number for this collection is required by law. Under 5 CFR 1320.5(b), persons are not required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

[ 72 FR 45386, Aug. 14, 2007, as amended at 81 FR 8856, Feb. 23, 2016]

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