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To: BNSF Automotive Customers

BNSF Automotive 2016 Labor Day Operating Plan

This year, the Labor Day holiday falls on Monday, September 5.

BNSF will operate automotive trains over the Labor Day holiday and our automotive facilities will remain fully-staffed and open for haulaway 24/7. However, due to lighter traffic volumes and possible train consolidations, shipments from Monday, September 5 through Thursday, September 8 may experience delays of up to 24 hours.

Reduced operations are not expected. BNSF will accept and deliver all regularly scheduled interchanges. Delays may occur on interline traffic if connecting carriers have reduced operations for the holiday.

For interactive tracking 365 days a year, please use BNSF’s Tracking tool by logging in with your user name and password and selecting Track Your Shipment. For service issues, please call 888-428-2673 and select option 4, then option 3.

Customer Support will provide normal coverage on the days surrounding Labor Day and will maintain a limited staff on Monday, September 5.

If you have any questions, please send an email to