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To: BNSF Carload Customers

BNSF To Close Multiple Track Scales Effective November 8, 2009

BNSF periodically reviews and evaluates the locations where we weigh cars in an effort to determine the overall need to operate and maintain certified track scales.

Because of changes in customer requirements to operate track scales in certain regions, the following scales will be closed, effective Sunday, November 8, 2009:
o Alliance, Texas
o Grand Forks, North Dakota
o Newton, Kansas

BNSF will continue to have the following motion scales available in these regions:
o Barstow, California
o Galesburg, Illinois
o Kansas City, Kansas
o Memphis, Tennessee
o Northtown, Minnesota
o Pasco, Washington
o Tulsa, Oklahoma

If you have any questions regarding the scale closings, please contact your BNSF Sales Representative.

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