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To: BNSF Coal Customers
06/29/2010

BNSF Coal Fuel Surcharge for August 2010

This is to advise you that there will be a 21.5% BNSF Coal Fuel Surcharge for the month of August 2010, as provided for in Item 3380 of BNSF Rules Book, 6100-A.

Also, the mileage based Fuel Surcharge on Unit Coal will be $0.29/mile for the month of August 2010, as provided for in Item 3381 of BNSF Rules Book, 6100-A.

The All Other Carload mileage based Fuel Surcharge will be $0.43/mile for August 2010, as provided for in Item 3375, Section B of BNSF Rules Book, 6100-A.

These Fuel Surcharges are based on the national average price of Highway Diesel Fuel of $2.948 per gallon reported in June 2010.

Information regarding the monthly surcharge and how it is calculated can be accessed on our HDF Fuel Surcharge Web Page at http://www.bnsf.com/customers/fuel-surcharge/?section=Coalmb#subtabs-2.

As you were previously advised, the percentage based Coal Fuel Surcharge will be 23.0%, the mileage based Unit Coal Fuel Surcharge will be $0.31/mile and the All Other Carload mileage based Fuel Surcharge will be $0.46/mile for the month of July 2010.

If you have any questions about the FSC for either July or August 2010, please feel free to contact your Marketing Representative at 888-428-2673 or at http://www.bnsf.com/customers/what-can-i-ship/coal/.


If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com