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Preliminary Report: West Ash Hill Derailment

At 5:15 PM Central time, October 22, 2013, we received a preliminary report that GHDNSWA920 and ZLACLPK922 have derailed at Ash Hill, California, affecting both tracks. Ash Hill is 60 miles east of Barstow, California.

There is no estimate yet on the time the tracks will reopen.

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

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