Intermodal Rules and Policies


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 – Prohibited and Accepted Intermodal Commodities


Enter the UN 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.