B-145638, AUG. 11, 1961

B-145638: Aug 11, 1961

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UPON FURTHER EXAMINATION IT HAS BEEN CONCLUDED THAT THE TRANSPORTATION CHARGES ON THE SHIPMENTS INVOLVED ARE SUBJECT TO THE GENERAL INCREASES APPLICABLE ON LANDING MATS AND RUNWAYS. OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION IS BEING AUTHORIZED TO COMPUTE THE ALLOWABLE CHARGES ON SUCH BASIS.

B-145638, AUG. 11, 1961

TO THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY:

WE AGAIN REFER TO YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 14, 1961, FILE G 605762, REQUESTING REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE DATED JUNE 19, 1959 (OUR CLAIM NO. TK-660754). THE SETTLEMENT DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM, STATED IN SUPPLEMENTAL BILL NO. 605762-A, FOR $1,412.21, THE ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES ALLEGEDLY DUE FOR TRANSPORTING THREE SHIPMENTS OF "LANDING MATS, OR RUNWAYS, AIRFIELD, STEEL" FROM MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILLS OF LADING WK-8230070, WX-8229843 AND WX -8230250, IN DECEMBER 1951 AND JANUARY 1952.

UPON FURTHER EXAMINATION IT HAS BEEN CONCLUDED THAT THE TRANSPORTATION CHARGES ON THE SHIPMENTS INVOLVED ARE SUBJECT TO THE GENERAL INCREASES APPLICABLE ON LANDING MATS AND RUNWAYS, AS YOU MAINTAIN. OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION IS BEING AUTHORIZED TO COMPUTE THE ALLOWABLE CHARGES ON SUCH BASIS. NOTICE OF THE REVISED SETTLEMENT SHOULD REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.