Intermodal Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to intermodal shipments on Union Pacific. You will find information regarding equipment, loading requirements, payment and shipping charges, claims and other related shipment information.

Union Pacific Railroad endeavors to keep its information up-to-date and correct. However, the information contained in Union Pacific Railroad's official documents (tariffs/circulars/contracts/quotes) supersedes the information shown here.

  Tariff Authority Item Number Current Charge
Terminal      
Flip Charge - All terminals except Kansas City ITC B.7 $50
Flip Charge - Kansas City ITC B.7 $100
ICTF gate fee (see note 1) ITC B.9 $30
Domestic Storage ITC C.12 see storage detail
International Storage ITC C.12 see storage detail
Shipping      
Combination rate charge ITC  B.5  $500
Altered movement of tendered shipment ITC C.4  $500
Mis-describing non-restricted commodity shipments, including mis-describing an empty as a loaded unit ITC  C.7 $500
Mis-describing domestic shipments as International shipments ITC  C.10  $1,000
Shipment Quality ITC    
Violation of Prohibited Articles ITC Attachment B - C.1    $50,000
Violation of Restricted Articles ITC Attachment B - C.2  $10,000
Hazardous shipment billed as FAK ITC Attachment B - D.3  $3,000
Hazardous material surcharge ITC Attachment B - D.4 $80 
Non-Accident Release of Hazardous Material ITC Attachment B - D.5 $3,000
Failure to comply with metal products conditions ITC Attachment B - F.1  $10,000
Over-dimensional shipments billed without the appropriate rate authority ITC  C.6a  $1,000
Over-dimensional shipments not properly identified by special condition code ITC C.6a $6,000
Incorrect weight on bill of lading ITC  C.6a $6,000
Exceed maximum weight threshold ITC  C.6a $600
Terminal to terminal leaner reworks (load shifts) ITC   D.9 $3,000 
International/Mexico      
Use of Union Pacific's U.S. Customs bond ITC   Attachment A - B.1 $130 
Delay due to clearance requirements ITC   Attachment A - B.2 $1,090
U.S. Customs inspections - Eagle Pass, TX ITC  Attachment A - D.2 $550 
U.S. Customs inspections - Laredo, TX ITC  Attachment A - D.2 $585 
Diversions/Reconsignments- shipments destined to Mexico ITC  Attachment A - E $350
Diversions/Reconsignments- shipments originating in Mexico ITC   Attachment A - E $500 

 

  20 ISO
(>22 lading tons)
40 & 45 ISO
(>26 lading tons)
HEAVY WEIGHT SURCHARGE - ITC SECTION C.6b (See note 2)
Originating Market
   
Interchange Received (NS, CSXT) $30 $20
Chicago (Local Only) $200 $200
Dallas $30 $20
Denver $30 $20
El Paso $30 $20
Houston $30 $20
Kansas City $30  $20 
Laredo $30 $20
Memphis (Local Only) $30 $20
New Orleans (Local Only) $30 $20
Omaha/Council Bluffs $30 $20
Salt Lake $30 $20 
San Antonio $30 $20
St. Louis $30 $20
Tucson $30 $20
 40'
Outside length
22'01" to 44'00"
20'
Outside length
<= 22'00"
40'
Outside length
22'01" to 44'00"
45'
Outside length
44'01" to 47'11"
48'
Outside length
48'00" to 52'00"
53'
Outside length
52'01" to 57'00"
ALAMEDA CORRIDOR FEES - ITC SECTION B.8
(See note 3)
         
Waterbourne Loaded Import/Export Container $27 $53 $60 $64 $71
Non-Waterbourne Loaded Container $6 $13 $14 $15 $17
Empty Container $6 $13 $14 $15 $17

Notes

1) Appears on Freight invoice as "Special Use"
2) Appears on freight invoice as "Surcharge"
3) Appears on Freight invoice as "Terminal Charges"