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To: BNSF International Intermodal Customers

BNSF International Intermodal Service Changes From the Port of Tacoma and Seattle International Gateway To Eastern Destinations

In order to more closely align train operations with volume flows from the Port of Tacoma and Seattle International Gateway to eastern destinations, BNSF is making the following day of week schedule changes, effective December 17, 2007.

Click the attachment to access the new international intermodal service changes:

MN 11-16_International Schedule Changes SEA-TAC.pdf

BNSF will continue to closely monitor volume at Tacoma and Seattle, and as volume levels and vessel rotations change, BNSF will adjust service as needed to meet demand.

Please Note:
For Chicago local deliveries, all international containers moving from Seattle International Gateway and the Port of Tacoma will now be routed to either Logistics Park Chicago or the Chicago (Corwith) facilities.
For interline movement of international containers on to eastern points, routing will continue to be through the BNSF Chicago (Cicero) facility.

BNSF continues to work closely with customers to provide services that meet current and future shipping needs. Questions regarding these changes should be addressed to your BNSF Sales Representative at 888-428-2673. Your business is important to us. Thank you again for choosing BNSF as your transportation provider.

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