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To: BNSF Metals Customers

Metals LOGS Auction Adjustment to 52-Ft Gondola offering May 5, 2014

Due to a bid reversal on the 52-foot Gondolas, BNSF will be offering 14 cars per week for 52- and 26-week shipping periods on Monday May 5 through BNSF’s Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGS) Program. Customers will be reimbursed for any premiums paid for the 52-foot Gondolas from the March 31, 2014 auction.

For successful bidders, shipping periods covered by permits for these cars will be reduced to reflect a later start date than the original May 5 start date. BNSF continues to offer an incentive of $50 per car for the longest term commitment ending May 3, 2015.

These cars—along with any other equipment types still available in LOGS—will be auctioned Monday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Any cars still available after this auction will be offered on May 12 and May 19 for a four-week shipping period beginning June 2, 2014.

For information about the various LOGS applications and how to use the program please review the LOGs quick 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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