EX-12.1 2 dex121.htm COMPUTATION OF RATIO OF EARNINGS TO FIXED CHARGES dex121.htm




Exhibit 12.1

BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE, LLC and SUBSIDIARIES
COMPUTATION OF RATIO OF EARNINGS TO FIXED CHARGES
(In millions, except ratio amounts)
(Unaudited)



   
Successor
 
Predecessor
   
February 13 –
June 30, 2010
 
January 1 –
February 12, 2010
 
Six Months Ended
June 30, 2009
Earnings:
                 
Income before income taxes
 
$
1,450
 
$
377
 
$
1,127
Add:
                 
Interest and other fixed charges, excluding capitalized interest
   
173
   
72
   
335
Reasonable approximation of portion of rent under long-term operating leases representative of an interest factor
   
101
   
35
   
136
Distributed income of investees accounted for under the equity method
   
3
   
   
3
Amortization of capitalized interest
   
   
1
   
3
Less:
                 
Equity in earnings of investments accounted for under the equity method
   
7
   
1
   
3
Total earnings available for fixed charges
 
$
1,720
 
$
484
 
$
1,601
Fixed charges:
                 
Interest and fixed charges
 
$
178
 
$
73
 
$
344
Reasonable approximation of portion of rent under long-term operating leases representative of an interest factor
   
101
   
35
   
136
Total fixed charges
 
$
279
 
$
108
 
$
480
Ratio of earnings to fixed charges
   
6.16x
   
4.48x
   
3.34x


 
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