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To: BNSF Agricultural Products Customers

BNSF Agricultural Products 2016 Independence Day Operating Plan

This year, the Independence Day holiday falls on Monday, July 4.

BNSF’s Agricultural Products 2016 Independence Day operating plan will remain focused on meeting customers’ expectations throughout the holiday period, including local and switching operations, unless we are advised of customer facilities not requiring service on Monday, July 4.

Delays may occur on interline traffic if connecting carriers have reduced operations for the holiday.

For interactive tracing 365 days a year, please use BNSF’s Web Tracing 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 and Grain Operations will provide normal weekend coverage and will maintain a limited staff on Monday, July 4.

To help aid in our planning, so that we can adjust or allocate network resources most effectively for you, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible regarding your freight needs. Shipping instructions must be submitted via EDI or by using the BNSF Shipping Instructions Web tool. Faxed shipping instructions are not accepted. Assistance with shipping instructions at BNSF Waybill Solutions is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Please call 888-428-2673 and select option 3, option 2 and option 3 for assistance.

Your business is important to us. Thank you again for choosing BNSF Railway as your transportation provider.

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