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To: All Impacted Customers

Preliminary Report: Tornado Moore, Oklahoma

BNSF Railway’s signal system was affected by a tornado touching down in Moore, Oklahoma at approximately 2:45 pm Central Time. Moore, Oklahoma is 11 miles south of Oklahoma City, At this time the track segment between Oklahoma City and Purcell, Oklahoma has been taken out of service to allow community emergency services to operate unhindered.

An update will be issued when an Estimated Time of Opening (ETO) is determined.

BNSF will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at

If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

If you have any questions, please send an email to