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To: All BNSF Customers
06/05/2015

Service Update for Friday, June 5, 2015

The operation continued its steady performance and good fluidity this week, with much improved weather conditions in Texas and Oklahoma. Speed restrictions between Ft. Worth and Oklahoma City are no longer in effect, and trains are once again moving on the Creek Subdivision in Oklahoma after being out of service for more than a week due to flooding. System velocity, and particularly velocity in the South Region, also improved and total trains held has been reduced substantially from the previous week.

With a change in the weather pattern, severe weather has shifted from the south to farther north and is causing some minor service disruptions in Kansas and in parts of our Central Region. In response, we are conducting additional track inspections in several areas.

High winds and heavy rain are possible through the weekend from Denver eastward through the Central Plains. We will continue to monitor these developments and will implement speed restrictions on subdivisions as needed.

Below is a look at the key operational performance categories for the week ending June 2:

Total trains held for the week dropped by more than 27 percent to an average of 64.0 versus 87.9 recorded the prior week.

    Versus the same week last year: better by 77.1%
    Versus the same week in 2013: better by 47.2%

Total trains on the system declined by nearly five percent from the prior week with an average of 1,526 trains on the system.

Locomotive velocity, measured in miles per day (MPD), was 271.1, which is down by one percent from the prior week's 274.1 MPD.

Locomotive dwell increased by nearly 17 percent from the prior week at 20.2 hours.

Car velocity was up by more than one percent at 218.0 MPD versus 215.4 MPD recorded the prior week.
    Versus the same week last year: better by 24.9%
    Versus the same week in 2013: better by 5.0%

Train velocity was up nearly three percent from the prior week at 18.4 miles per hour.
    Versus the same week last year: up by 31.4%
    Versus the same week in 2013: up by 5.1%

Total volume was down nearly six percent from the prior week with 185,468 units moved in Week 21 (ending May 30).

Terminal dwell was unchanged from the prior week at 24.3 hours.
    Versus the same week last year: down by 13.2%
    Versus the same week in 2013: unchanged

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