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To: BNSF Slag Customers

BNSF 90037: Slag Price Adjustments Effective November 1, 2010

In addressing our customers’ needs for reliable and efficient service, BNSF continues to invest in our infrastructure and manage escalating costs. We review and adjust our transportation rates based on market conditions to support the ongoing investment and maintenance of our extensive network.

In accordance with BNSF’s Industrial Products Price Calendar, slag rates in BNSF 90037 will incur price adjustments effective November 1, 2010. For planning purposes, rate increases will average three to five percent (3% to 5%) on BNSF direct rates and four to ten percent (4% to 10%) on joint line rates. Certain individual rate increases may exceed or fall below announced levels based on market conditions.

Rates will be posted to the BNSF Price Publications web page by early October 2010. To view the rates, please click here.

If you have questions regarding these price adjustments, please contact your BNSF sales representative or email

Your business is important to us. Thank you again for choosing BNSF Railway as your transportation provider.

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