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To: BNSF International Intermodal Customers

Pacific Northwest Marine Terminal Update

Seattle and Tacoma marine terminals have recently communicated the ability to take additional westbound empty containers. As a result, BNSF Railway will ease gate restrictions and will begin accepting empty containers at St. Paul, Logistics Park Chicago (LPC), Denver and Omaha to match each terminals' capacity effective today.

For exact container availability, please contact your BNSF Marketing Representative.

In this fluid environment, we will continue working with our customers and terminal operators to keep resources and freight moving as quickly as possible, advising as conditions change.

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