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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers
10/06/2009

BNSF Intermodal Service Changes Effective November 3, 2009

BNSF is making changes to Intermodal container service in several key lanes. To improve reliability and better align schedules with volume flows, the following changes will be effective Tuesday, November 3, 2009:

  • The cutoff for the Los Angeles, CA, to Birmingham, AL, lane will change from midnight to 6:00 p.m.
  • The cutoff for the Los Angeles, CA, to St. Louis, MO, lane will change from midnight to 8:00 p.m.
  • The loaded container service from both Chicago – Corwith and Logistics Park Chicago, IL, to Omaha, NE, and Denver, CO, is being consolidated to Corwith, IL. Empty service from LPC to these locations will still be offered one time per week. A minimum of 10 containers per cutoff are required to provide this service.
  • As a result of the consolidation, frequency, service days and cutoff times will also change in the Chicago, IL, to Omaha, NE, and Denver, CO, lanes as well as from Omaha, NE, and Denver, CO, to the PNW lanes.
For more information, please see the attached schedules.
MN 10-06_IMDL schedule changes.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 Marketing Representative.

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