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To: BNSF Construction Products Customers

Steel Customers: Rate Calendar Price Increases Effective May 1, 2007

In accordance with BNSF's Industrial Products Rate Calendar, Steel Products will be taking a May 1, 2007, Rate Calendar price adjustment. The average increases, shown below, will be applied to BNSF rate levels covering Steel Products. Some lanes will experience an exception to the listed increases.

You can review the PDF version of the documents below at the following link beginning Monday, March 20, 2007:

      BNSFQ 111270…5% Pipe & Misc. Steel Products
      BNSFQ 111332...6% Coiled Sheet, Coiled Plate & Slab Breakdowns
      BNSFQ 111349…5% Structural, Bar & Rod
      BNSFQ 111350…6% Plate, Ingot, Billet & Slab
      BNSFQ 111393…6% Tin Plate
      BNSFQ 111790…5% Iron or Steel Scrap

    These rates can be used as Rule 11 or as a combination rate.

    This price authority is subject to the BNSF fuel surcharge.

    If you have questions, please contact your BNSF Sales Manager or email Your business is important to us. Thank you again for choosing BNSF as your transportation provider.

    If you have any questions, please send an email to