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To: All Impacted Customers
05/04/2012

Preliminary Report: Derailment near West Kewanee, Illinois

We have a preliminary report that empty coal train E-CCMBTM9-03 has derailed near West Kewanee, Illinois at 11:35 PM CDT on Thursday, May 3, 2012. This location is approximately 30 miles east of Galesburg, Illinois.

BNSF personnel are on-site to determine the impact. We currently estimate the main track will return to service at 11:00 PM CDT on Friday, May 4, 2012. BNSF will continue to provide you with 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.


If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com