B-127575, FEB. 6, 1957

B-127575: Feb 6, 1957

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PEART: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER. THE CHARGE FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF THIS SHIPMENT IS THE SUBJECT OF SUIT IN UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY V. SINCE IT IS THE SETTLED POLICY OF OUR OFFICE TO TAKE NO ACTION ON CLAIMS WHICH ARE PENDING BEFORE THE COURTS.

B-127575, FEB. 6, 1957

TO MR. L. V. PEART:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER, FILE GO 60926, REQUESTING REVIEW OF THE DISALLOWANCE BY OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION OF YOUR CLAIM, PER SUPPLEMENTAL BILL NO. TN-60926-D, FOR $17.35. YOUR OBJECTION TO THIS SETTLEMENT RELATES TO THE LAND-GRANT FORMULA USED IN DETERMINING THE NET RATE PAYABLE FOR THE TRANSPORTATION ON BILL OF LADING NO. N 3062612.

THE CHARGE FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF THIS SHIPMENT IS THE SUBJECT OF SUIT IN UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY V. THE UNITED STATES, COURT OF CLAIMS NO. 330-56.

ACCORDINGLY, NO DECISION MAY BE RENDERED ON THE QUESTION PRESENTED AT THIS TIME, SINCE IT IS THE SETTLED POLICY OF OUR OFFICE TO TAKE NO ACTION ON CLAIMS WHICH ARE PENDING BEFORE THE COURTS.