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To: BNSF Intermodal and Automotive Customers

Update Report: Hurricane Gustav

As mentioned in the Service Advisory on August 28, 2008, Hurricane Gustav is expected to make landfall near New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX late Monday, September 1, 2008.

BNSF closed our New Orleans Intermodal facility at 12:00 p.m. CT on Friday, August 29, 2008. New Orleans inbound traffic has been staging enroute or holding at origin.

BNSF Barbour’s Cut Intermodal facility is temporarily closed. The Houston/Pearland Intermodal facility will not run any trains until the weather impact of Gustav has passed. Houston inbound traffic has been staged enroute.

If you have questions regarding this information, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

If you have any questions, please send an email to