Customer Notifications Home
Customer Notifications inform BNSF customers of the latest news covering BNSF services, tools, prices and facilities.
Service Update for Friday, October 9, 2015
The operation continues to generate solid performance with strong velocity for cars, trains and locomotives. Good fluidity was experienced across the network and the average number of trains holding remains low. In addition, we recorded our highest weekly volume of 2015 to date at nearly 215,000 units, which also represents the most units moved by the railroad in a week since 2006.
Versus the same week in 2013: down by 70.8%
Total trains on the system was up by nearly two percent from the prior week with an average of 1,575 trains on the system.
Locomotive velocity, measured in miles per day (MPD), was 293.4, which is up by nearly one percent from the prior week's 291.6 MPD.
Locomotive dwell was unchanged from the prior week at 17.8 hours.
Car velocity was up by more than one percent at 229.6 MPD versus 232.5 MPD recorded the prior week.
Versus the same week in 2013: up by 16.4%
Train velocity was down by more than two percent from the prior week at 19.1 miles per hour.
Versus the same week in 2013: up by 15.1%
Total volume increased by nearly two percent from the previous week with a robust 214,780 units moved in Week 39 (ending October 3).
Terminal dwell was up by more than three percent from the prior week at 24.5 hours.
Versus the same week in 2013: down by 4.3%
As always, we thank you for your business and appreciate the opportunity to serve as your transportation service provider. We welcome your feedback and questions.