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To: BNSF Industrial Chemicals Customers

BNSF 90038: Industrial Chemicals Price Adjustments Effective November 1, 2009

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

In accordance with BNSF’s Industrial Products Price Calendar, industrial chemical rates in BNSF 90038* will be taking price adjustments effective November 1, 2009. For planning purposes, rate increases will average four to six percent (4-6%). Certain individual or joint line rate increases may exceed or be below announced levels based on market conditions.

*Expiring Price Authority: Effective October 31, 2009, chemical rates constructed using A+B publication will also expire and will need to be renewed on/after November 1, 2009.

Rates will be posted to the BNSF Price Publications web page prior to November 1, 2009. 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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