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To: All Domestic and International Intermodal Customers

Norfolk Southern Embargo Notification – Ayer, Massachusetts and Albany, New York

Due to conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Lee, the NS has issued embargoes to Ayer, Massachusetts and Albany, New York. BNSF will continue to accept intermodal traffic destined to these locations. Rail service will terminate in Chicago, where units will be available for customer pick up upon patron notification.

For more information about the embargo, please reference the AAR Embargo NS000911 at the following link:

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