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To: BNSF Premium Container Customers

BNSF Enhances Service Between LA and Houston

BNSF is pleased to announce enhanced Intermodal Premium Container service between Los Angeles, CA, and Houston, TX. Effective Tuesday, October 13, 2009, customers will experience an increased day of week frequency (service five days per week) in this lane.

Please see the attached schedules for more information.

MN 10-12_LA-HOU DOW increase - schedule.pdf

BNSF works closely with customers to provide services that meet current and future shipping needs, and will continue to evaluate future enhancements of Intermodal service based on your feedback.

Access to the Houston Market
The BNSF Houston Intermodal Facility is ideally located to provide strategic advantages for our customers:
There are 63 major distribution centers located within 30 miles of our Houston facility
o Easily accessible from major highways
o Increased asset utilization and reduced drive times for draymen
The Houston-Sugarland-Baytown Metropolitan area’s 2009 population is 5.9 million, and is expected to grow to 6.6 million by 2015
o There are 26.6 million people located within a five-hour drive from Houston

MN 10-12_LA-HOU DOW increase - map2.jpg

If you have any questions, please contact your BNSF Marketing Representative. Your business is important to us. Thank you for choosing BNSF Railway as your transportation service provider.

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