Intermodal Restrictions for Hazardous Materials


Hazardous waste that requires a Unified Hazardous Waste Manifest under 40 CFR, part 262 or State regulations is prohibited. BNSF will not accept hazardous waste shipments from an on-dock facility or tendered to a BNSF Intermodal facility (in-gate or rail interchange).

Hazardous Materials – Accepted and Prohibited Intermodal Commodities

Enter the UN/NA Number into the search engine to determine if the commodity
is accepted or prohibited by BNSF Railway.  The Hazardous Materials Identification Number
(UN/NA) can be found in Section 14 (Transportation Information) of a Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

BNSF Intermodal Rules and Policies Guide

The BNSF Intermodal Rules and Policies Guide (R&PG) specifies the rules governing Intermodal transportation on BNSF or transportation provided by BNSF and part of a continuous intermodal movement.