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To: BNSF IMC and International Customers
10/05/2006

ACTA Special Fee Increase Effective November 24, 2006

Effective November 24, 2006, the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) will implement a special fee increase for loaded waterborne containers. This is a special fee adjustment required by ACTA to ensure coverage of debt payments for corridor construction. The new fees are indicated in the table below:

      Loaded Waterborne Containers
      New Fees Effective November 24, 2006
      22’ or less$17.65 per container/trailer
      Greater than 22’ and equal to but not greater than 44’$35.30 per container/trailer
      Greater than 44’ but less than 48’$39.71 per container/trailer
      Equal to 48’ but less than or equal to 52’$42.36 per container/trailer
      Greater than 52’$46.77 per container/trailer
In addition to this special increase, there will be the normal annual increase implemented in January, 2007. That increase is linked to the Consumer Price Index and will be announced later in the fourth quarter.

Please click on the following link to reference the Web page where ACTA charges can be found: http://www.bnsf.com/markets/intermodal/alameda_surcharge.html

If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact your Intermodal Sales Representative. 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