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To: BNSF Perishable Boxcar Customers

Perishable Boxcar LOGS Auction Beginning October 24, 2011

BNSF is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, October 24, guaranteed equipment and placement of refrigerated boxcars will be offered for a 13- and four-week permit through BNSF’s Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGS) program.

Per-car incentives will not be offered with this 13- and four-week offering. BNSF will continue to apply incentives to shipments billed under 52-week LOGS permits secured during the January 2011 auctions.

Beginning Monday, October 24, auctions will be held each Monday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. U.S. Central time) through and including Monday, October 31, or until all available equipment has been allocated, whichever is sooner.

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

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

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