BNSF 2008 Automotive Independence Day Operating Plan
This year, the Independence Day holiday will be observed on Friday, July 4.
BNSF will continue to operate automotive trains over the Independence Day holiday. Traffic that either originates or arrives at destination on Tuesday, July 1, through Saturday, July 5, may experience extended destination availabilities of up to 48 hours.
In addition to the Independence Day holiday, Automotive plant shutdowns and model changeover are expected to impact volumes. Delays of up to 48 hours may be experienced July 6-16.
Delays may occur on interline traffic if connecting carriers have reduced operations for the holiday.
AUTOMOTIVE FACILITY OPERATIONS
Please see the attached matrix for facility hours during the holiday period.
All automotive facilities will observe normal working hours on the days before and after July 4. Loading and unloading on July 4 will be performed as required. Please contact your BNSF Automotive Marketing or Customer Support Representative if you anticipate service requirements over the holiday.
CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND SHIPMENT TRACING
A limited Customer Support staff will be available to take calls on Friday, July 4. For assistance, please call 1-888-428-2673.
For interactive tracing 365 days per year, please call 1-888-428-2673 or try BNSF's Web Tracing at www.bnsf.com, logging in with your user name and password, and selecting the “Trace” section.
Assistance with shipping instructions at the BNSF Revenue and Pre-Rate Waybilling Center is available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Please call 1-888-428-2673 for assistance.