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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers and BNSF Equipment Interchange Contract Holders

BNSF El Paso, Texas Intermodal Facility Closes Gate for Inbound Shipments due to Flooding

As a result of flash flooding and continued slow-moving storms through the El Paso area, as well as limited highway and road access to the facility, the BNSF El Paso Intermodal Facility is closing the gates temporarily, effective at 3:00 p.m. today, August 1, 2006.

This localized flooding has impacted operations affecting the arrival and departure of trains.

We expect to resume normal operations at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2006. We will closely monitor the situation and advise customers of any changes.

If you have questions regarding this situation, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673.

If you have any questions, please send an email to