Surface Transportation Board Provides Additional Details Regarding May 22 Hearing on Railroad Demurrage and Accessorial Fees

This article has been reprinted from the April 11 USDA Grain Transportation Report.

On April 8, 2019, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) provided additional details regarding their May 22 public hearing on railroad demurrage and accessorial charges (Docket No. EP 754).

According to the decision, anyone who wishes to speak at the hearing must file a notice of intent to participate with the STB no later than April 24; Class I railroads are required to submit a variety of demurrage and accessorial information by May 1; and written comments, both from those testifying and other interested parties, must be filed by May 8.