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To: BNSF Industrial Products & Agricultural Products Customers
11/18/2019

6200-B Diversion Policy Adjustment Effective January 1, 2020

In our ongoing review of the diversion tariff, BNSF is revising the existing policy (6200-B, Item 400) regarding orders for empty private equipment. The policy change will prevent diversions back to originating carriers within the same waybill cycle. If a car is to move back to an originating carrier, we will require a rebill rather than a diversion. Effective January 1, 2020, the following language will be removed:

    Item 400 - Diversion Requests on Empty Private Cars
    Requests for diversion on empty private cars are subject to the provisions of this Book
    , except that Sub paragraph 3, Paragraph G in Item 600 does not apply.

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