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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers
01/14/2009

New Restrictions for Explosive Hazardous Shipments Effective February 15, 2009

Effective February 15, 2009, BNSF Intermodal will prohibit Division 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 explosives in amounts of 5,000 pounds or more per shipment. This will be in addition to the existing explosive restrictions, which will remain in effect.

Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3 explosives, as defined in 49 CFR 173.50 (Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to explosives), 5,000 pounds or more, except at Houston, Galveston, La Porte, Morgans Point, and Barbours Cut, TX, via BNSF, where these explosives are already prohibited

The following locations prohibit explosive shipments, regardless of weight, as stated in the BNSF Intermodal Rules and Policies Guide, Item 42: Prohibited Shipments and Appendix B: Prohibited and Restricted Shipments, and the Prohibited Hazardous Intermodal Shipments. These restrictions will continue:

Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 or 1.4 explosives, as defined in 49 CFR 173.50 (Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to explosives) to or from the cities or ports of Galveston, La Porte, Morgans Point and Barbours Cut, TX, via BNSF, regardless of weight

Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3 explosives as defined in 49 CFR 173.50 (Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to explosives) to or from Houston, TX, via BNSF, regardless of weight

If you have any questions, please contact your BNSF Intermodal Marketing Representative at 888-428-2673.

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