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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers

New North Line Domestic Intermodal Schedules Announced - Additional Expedited Service Between Chicago and Portland Coming Soon

In response to customer demand along the Northern Corridor, BNSF Railway will introduce an additional day a week service for Westbound and Eastbound Expedited Domestic intermodal shipments between Chicago and Portland (PTL). The new service schedules will be effective on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Eastbound - Portland to Cicero

  • Adding a Saturday 11:59 p.m. cutoff, changing from 5 to 6 days a week service

Westbound- Cicero to Portland
  • Adding a Saturday 11:59 p.m. cutoff, changing from 6 to 7 days a week service

For specific schedule details, click here.

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