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To: BNSF IMC, Truckload and National Accounts Customres
06/26/2006

Continued "P" TOFC Service Conversion Effective September 1, 2006

During 2005, BNSF announced a plan to continue focusing on ways to expand capacity by simplifying our service offerings. The plan included the modification of schedules in select lanes that would be implemented in several phases.

During phase one, BNSF converted a number of Premium TOFC lanes to Expedited ("E") trailer schedules, and announced that in the long term, Premium ("P") schedules will be reserved for containers only.
In phase two, BNSF changed the remaining Premium trailer cutoff and availability times to duplicate the Premium container goals in the corresponding lanes, and announced that ultimately, these goals would be converted to either Expedited ("E") trailer goals or Premium ("P") container goals.

The next phase of the conversion will become effective September 1, 2006. The table below shows lanes that will be converted from Premium ("P") trailer schedules to Expedited ("E") trailer and Premium ("P") container schedules. The table also indicates the service that will be available as of September 1, 2006, for your shipping needs in the specific lanes where P TOFC was an option in the past. After the final phase of conversions occurs in April, 2007, all Premium ("P") schedules will be reserved for containers only.

BNSF Premium Trailer Lane Conversion to Expedited Trailer Lanes

Effective September 1, 2006
Origin
Destination
Change
E TOFC Service Available
P COFC Service Available
Kansas City, KSLos Angeles, CA
P TOFC Elimination
Yes
Yes
Kansas City, KSSan Bernardino, CA
P TOFC Elimination
Yes
Yes
Los Angeles, CAKansas City, KS
P TOFC Elimination
Yes
Yes
San Bernardino, CAKansas City, KS
P TOFC Elimination
Yes
Yes

If you have questions regarding this conversion, please contact your Intermodal Sales Representative at 1-888-428-2673. 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 Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com