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To: BNSF International Customers

Update Report: Hurricane Ike

With impending Hurricane Ike expected to make landfall in the Gulf area late Friday to early Saturday, BNSF will close our New Orleans Intermodal facility at 17:00 p.m. CT today, Thursday, September 11, 2008 due to emergency preparedness activities.

New Orleans traffic en route will be staged immediately. We will send updates when more information becomes available.

Storage free time for New Orleans will be addressed when more information becomes available.

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

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