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To: BNSF Pole Customers

LOGS Auction for 89-Foot Pole Flatcars Beginning June 4, 2012

BNSF’s Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGS) program is a guaranteed equipment placement program for rail transportation of commodities shipped in certain BNSF-controlled equipment types.

BNSF is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, June 4, guaranteed equipment placement of 89-foot pole flatcars will be offered for five- and four-week permits through BNSF’s LOGS program.

Auctions will begin Monday, June 4, and will be held each Monday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central time) through and including Monday, June 25, or until all available equipment has been allocated, whichever is sooner.

Per-car incentives will not be offered with this equipment type.

To access the LOGS bid form, you will need to log in with a user ID for MyBNSF; new users can register at For existing LOGS users, LOGS bid forms are located under Manage Applications. New LOGS users can request access under User Information > LOGS Bid Forms > Request Access.

For more details about the BNSF LOGS program, please consult BNSF Rules Book BNSF-7.

If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact your BNSF sales representative or email

Your business is important to us. Thank you for choosing BNSF as your transportation service provider.

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