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To: BNSF Lumber and Panel Customers

Lumber/Panel LOGs Auction: Centerbeam Flatcars Postponed

BNSF is cancelling our LOGs auctions for 73’ and 81’ centerbeam flatcars originally scheduled to begin Monday, July 9, 2018 and continuing through Monday, July 30, 2018 for the LOGs shipping periods beginning Monday, August 13, 2018.

Auctions for all other car types, including 60’ centerbeams, will continue as scheduled on Monday, July 23.

BNSF intends to re-establish our 73’ and 81’ centerbeam LOGs auctions as soon as conditions allow.

BNSF will continue to provide updates of upcoming LOGs auctions, including the 73’ and 81’ centerbeams, on the LOGs Program information page of our secured site.

For information about the various LOGs applications and how to use the program, please review the LOGs reference guide.

For further details about the BNSF LOGs Program, please consult Rules Book BNSF-7.

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

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