B-148590, B-148739, NOV. 18, 1963

B-148590,B-148739: Nov 18, 1963

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TO ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR THREE LETTERS DATED OCTOBER 3. THE SERVICE DATE OF THE DECISION IN QUESTION WAS SEPTEMBER 17. NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AT THIS TIME ON THE PRESENT CLAIMS OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS THAT YOU MAY FILE CONSISTENT WITH THE DECISION OF SEPTEMBER 6. WHEN A FINAL DETERMINATION IS MADE IN THE CASES CONCERNED. UPON YOUR REQUEST WITH REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC CLAIMS YOUR CLAIMS FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE LIGHT OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES THEN EXISTING.

B-148590, B-148739, NOV. 18, 1963

TO ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR THREE LETTERS DATED OCTOBER 3, 1963, FILES G- AFR-59396-A-BG, G-AFR-59828-BG AND G-AR-64707-BG, CONCERNING THE SETTLEMENT OF YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILLS FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGES ON THE BASIS OF THE DECISION OF SEPTEMBER 6, 1963, OF THE RATES AND PRACTICES REVIEW BOARD OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION IN UNITED STATES V. ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, ET AL., DOCKET NO. 34053, AND THREE CASES CONSOLIDATED THEREWITH. YOU ASK THAT YOUR REQUESTS FOR REFUND BE CONSIDERED IN THE LIGHT OF THAT DECISION. THE MATTER CONCERNS THE APPLICABLE RATES TO BE APPLIED ON SHIPMENTS OF FREIGHT AUTO BODIES, SET UP, FROM DETROIT, MICHIGAN, AND CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, TO MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, DURING 1959.

THE SERVICE DATE OF THE DECISION IN QUESTION WAS SEPTEMBER 17, 1963, AND WITHIN THE TIME ALLOWED UNDER THE COMMISSION'S RULES OF PRACTICE, THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FILED A PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT AND ORDER OF THE RATES AND PRACTICES REVIEW BOARD. PENDING THE DISPOSITION OF THIS PETITION AND OF SUCH OTHER PROCEEDINGS AS MAY BE UNDERTAKEN IN THE MATTER, NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AT THIS TIME ON THE PRESENT CLAIMS OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS THAT YOU MAY FILE CONSISTENT WITH THE DECISION OF SEPTEMBER 6, 1963.

WHEN A FINAL DETERMINATION IS MADE IN THE CASES CONCERNED, AND UPON YOUR REQUEST WITH REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC CLAIMS YOUR CLAIMS FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE LIGHT OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES THEN EXISTING.