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Report: Preparation for Tropical Storm Karen Landfall

BNSF has initiated preparations for Tropical Storm Karen. The correct date for the storm's estimated landfall is Saturday evening, October 5, 2013.

The BNSF New Orleans, Louisiana Intermodal Hub Facility will be temporarily closed beginning today October 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM Central Time. The current plan is to open for normal business hours on Monday, October 7, 2013, at 7:00 AM Central Time.

If you need additional information, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673 option 4, option 3.

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