B-143806, MAR. 9, 1961

B-143806: Mar 9, 1961

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TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 17. THE SHIPMENTS WERE TRANSITED UNDER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE-WESTERN TRAFFIC ASSOCIATION SECTION 22 QUOTATION NO. 38 AND YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS CONCERNED WITH THE PROPER APPLICATION OF THIS QUOTATION IN THE DETERMINATION OF THE CHARGES. YOU WERE ADVISED THAT IN VIEW OF THE SITUATION PRESENTED BY TWO APPLICATIONS FOR CREDIT MADE AGAINST INBOUND CHARGES WE WOULD GIVE EFFECT TO ITEM 15 (G) OF QUOTATION NO. 38. WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENTS IN CONFORMITY WITH THAT DECISION. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE IN DUE COURSE OF A SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENT.

B-143806, MAR. 9, 1961

TO THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 17, 1960, FILE G 624143, IN WHICH YOU ASK FOR A REVIEW OF THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM FOR $1,894.63 ON BILL NO. G-624143-B, REPRESENTING ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES ALLEGEDLY DUE ON 12 SHIPMENTS OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY WHICH MOVED UNDER A STORAGE-IN- TRANSIT ARRANGEMENT.

THE SHIPMENTS WERE TRANSITED UNDER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE-WESTERN TRAFFIC ASSOCIATION SECTION 22 QUOTATION NO. 38 AND YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS CONCERNED WITH THE PROPER APPLICATION OF THIS QUOTATION IN THE DETERMINATION OF THE CHARGES. BY OUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 18, 1960, B- 142460, WHICH CONCERNED CIRCUMSTANCES SIMILAR TO THOSE IN THE PRESENT INSTANCE, YOU WERE ADVISED THAT IN VIEW OF THE SITUATION PRESENTED BY TWO APPLICATIONS FOR CREDIT MADE AGAINST INBOUND CHARGES WE WOULD GIVE EFFECT TO ITEM 15 (G) OF QUOTATION NO. 38. ACCORDINGLY, WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENTS IN CONFORMITY WITH THAT DECISION, GIVING EFFECT TO ALL PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF QUOTATION NO. 38.

YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE IN DUE COURSE OF A SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENT.