Updated Report: Derailment at Walong, California
The Union Pacific Railway reported a train derailed near Walong, California Monday, May 20, 2013. This location is approximately 40 miles south of Bakersfield, California. BNSF trains operate over this segment of track and cannot advance until a route is open. Estimated time of opening of the main track is 2:00 p.m. Pacific time, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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 bnsf.com
If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.