Update Report: Derailment near Essex, Montana
As previously reported, intermodal train S-SEACHC1-18 derailed on both main tracks near Essex, Montana at 8:15 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 21, 2013. Essex, Montana is located 200 miles west of Havre, Montana.
One track has been returned to service at 5:15 p.m. Central Time on November 21, 2013. The estimated time of opening for the second track is 7:00 a.m. Central Time on November 22, 2013. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.