Initial Report: Derailment at Ottumwa, Iowa
On Sunday, May 27th, 2018 at 01:50 p.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a derailment impacting both main lines in Ottumwa, Iowa. Ottumwa, Iowa is located 85 miles southeast of Des Moines, Iowa. The estimated time for opening of Main Track 1 is Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. CDT. The estimated time for opening of Main Track 2 has not been determined at this point.
BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24-48 hours or longer on shipments moving through this area