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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