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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers And UIIA Motor Carrier Members

BNSF Bridal Veil Lot To Begin Accepting Los Angeles COFC Traffic

Beginning Thursday, May 15, 2008, all intermodal COFC (container on flat car) traffic originating in St. Paul, MN, destined for BNSF’s Los Angeles Hobart Facility, will need to be tendered at the Bridal Veil Intermodal Lot. This is traffic that currently moves on the Q-STPLAC train.

Intermodal COFC traffic destined for the Los Angeles Hobart Facility that arrives at BNSF’s St. Paul Intermodal Facility on or after May 15, 2008, will be redirected to the Bridal Veil Lot.

Additional details below:

Hours of Operation – The Bridal Veil Lot operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Domestic COFC Traffic – The Bridal Veil Lot will accept domestic COFC traffic destined to Los Angeles.
Domestic TOFC Traffic – The Bridal Veil Lot will not accept domestic TOFC (trailer on flat car) traffic destined to Los Angeles. This traffic will continue to operate into Cicero.
Inbound Notification – Units will continue to be notified for pickup at the St. Paul Facility, Lot 20, or the Bridal Veil Lot.
Chassis – There is currently no chassis pickup at the Bridal Veil Lot. All chassis at Bridal Veil are part of the chassis pool.

The address for the BNSF Bridal Veil lot is:

    1053 Westgate Drive
    St. Paul, MN 55114

Please refer to the attached maps for the Bridal Veil lot location. Signage will be placed along Territorial Rd. and Westgate Dr. to help direct drivers.

FAC 05-01_Bridal Veil Lot map.jpgFAC 05-01_Bridal Veil Lot map - closeup.jpgFAC 05-01_Bridal Veil directions.pdf

If you have any questions regarding the new lot, please contact your BNSF Marketing Representative at 888-428-2673.

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