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Report: Derailment near Guernsey, California

We have a report that a semi-truck hit Amtrak 7121, and has derailed two cars and one engine on BNSF Railway main track near Guernsey, California at 2:20 PM CDT on Monday, October 1, 2012. Guernsey, California is 34 miles south of Fresno, California.

Estimated opening time for the main track is 9:00 AM CDT, October 2, 2012. 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.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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