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To: All Impacted Customers

Report: Bridge Outage between El Dorado, Oklahoma and Quanah, Texas

On Thursday, July 15, 2011 at approximately 5:00 p.m. CT a railway bridge over the Red River, located between El Dorado, Oklahoma and Quanah, Texas, was taken out of service due to structural damage caused by a fire.

Below reroutes have been established to minimize impact to our customers.

- Traffic for BNSF customers at Altus, Olustee, Headrick, El Dorado, and Long, Oklahoma
will route via Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the Stillwater Central Railroad (SLWC) for
delivery to the BNSF at Altus
- Traffic destined for interchange to Grainbelt Corporation (CNBC) and Farmrail Corporation
(FMRC) will interchange at Enid

Recovery operations are expected to begin July 18, 2011 and last through mid August when BNSF expects the bridge to be returned to service.

Updated shipment information is available through the Rail Central tool in the secure 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