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To: BNSF International Customers

BNSF International Intermodal Schedule Changes Effective February 16, 2009 (unless stated otherwise)

BNSF is pleased to offer increased service frequency in an important lane to meet our customers’ needs. In addition, shortened transit times and new service offerings are also available in several lanes for our International customers. BNSF is your #1 Intermodal service option and is focused on continuously improving consistency of service and providing additional enhancements to meet customer needs.

Frequency Improvement

    Effective Immediately!! Six days per week Premium Container service for units interchanged from Eastern Railways to Seattle International Gateway.
Shorter Transit and Improved Availabilities
    For units originating in Los Angeles, CA to Alliance, TX; Birmingham, AL, St. Louis, MO and St. Paul, MN.
New Service
  • Tuesday service for Premium Containers from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL and six day per week Premium Container service from Kansas City, KS to Phoenix, AZ.
  • Effective Immediately!! Saturday service for Premium Containers from Chicago, IL to Alliance, TX.
    Days of service have also changed from Los Angeles and from Birmingham to several International lanes.

    Please click here for a comprehensive view of all service changes.
    MN 02-06_Intl 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 Sales Representative at 888-428-2673.

    Your business is important to us. Thank you for choosing BNSF as your transportation service provider.

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