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To: BNSF Metals Customers

LOGS Metals Update: 26-, 13- and Four-Week LOGS Auction

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, March 12, guaranteed equipment placement for mill gondolas and metal bulkhead flatcars will be offered for 26-, 13- and four-week permits through BNSF’s LOGS program.

Auctions will begin Monday, March 12, and will be held each Monday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central time) through and including Monday, April 2, or until all available equipment has been allocated, whichever is sooner.

Per car incentives will not be offered with these 26-, 13- and four-week offerings.

To access the LOGS bid form, you will need to have a user ID for MyBNSF. New users may register at Once you log in, LOGS Bid Forms are located under Manage Applications. For new LOGS users, please request access by selecting Request Access under User Information > LOGS Bid Forms.

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

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