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|Phase 1||are the first timetables issued after the merger of BN and ATSF. Although the merger took place in late 1995, BNSF timetables were not issued until August 1, 1996. Timetables are 5.5" x 8.5", seven-hole punched and looseleaf.|
|Phase 2||were issued in response to a divisional reorganization. Documents were 8.5" x 11", 3-hole punched and saddle-stitched.|
|Phase 3||were issued beginning in Spring 1999 and marked a change in BNSF distribution policy. Distribution of actual printed copies of each timetable were restricted to employees working on that division. Timetables for other divisions were available only by downloading them from the company's internet site. Timetables continued at 8.5" x 11" but were again looseleaf.|
|Phase 4||were issued in response to a division reorganization in late 2001. Twenty-two divisions were consolidated into thirteen. Then-current timetables remained in effect until new timetables were issued with a January 20, 2002 effective date.|
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