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To: BNSF Expedited and Premium Domestic Customers

BNSF Domestic Intermodal Schedule Changes Effective February 16, 2009 (unless stated otherwise)

BNSF is pleased to offer shortened transit times, introduce new service offerings and realign service to meet customer needs in a variety of lanes important to our customers. BNSF is your #1 Intermodal service option and is focused on continuously improving consistency of service and providing additional enhancements to meet customer needs.

New Service

  • Six days per week Premium Container service from Kansas City, KS to Phoenix, AZ.
  • Tuesday service for Premium Containers from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL.
  • Effective Immediately!! Saturday service for Premium Containers from Chicago, IL to Alliance, TX.
  • Effective Immediately!! Saturday service for Premium Containers from Memphis, TN to Stockton, CA.

Shorter Transit and Improved Availabilities
  • For units terminating at Stockton, CA from Birmingham, AL, Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA.
  • For units originating in Los Angeles, CA to Birmingham, AL; St. Louis, MO and St. Paul, MN.
  • For Premium containers from Los Angeles, CA to Alliance, TX – A 6-hour faster transit.
  • From Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL for Friday originating units.

Please click here for a comprehensive view of all service changes.
MN 02-06_IMDL schedule changes E and P.pdf

BNSF continues to work closely with customers to provide services that meet current and future shipping needs. If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact your BNSF Sales Representative at 888-428-2673.

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

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