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To: BNSF Industrial Products Customers

Increase in Gondolas Available in Metal LOGS

In response to customer feedback and steel market dynamics, BNSF will be adjusting our LOGS (Loading Origin Guarantees) offering for Metals. Weekly LOGS offerings for 65’/66’ gondolas will change from 250 cars per week to 325 cars per week. Weekly LOGS offerings for 52’ gondolas will change from 75 cars per week to 50 cars per week.

BNSF will continue to offer car incentives for commitment to the LOGS program. Details on offerings and incentives can be found at

The 26-, 13- and 4-week auction periods began on March 14, 2011, with auctions to be held each Monday (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST) through and including Monday, April 4, 2011. Shipping for these auction periods begins on Monday, April 18, 2011.

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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