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09/19/2015

Preliminary Report: Derailment at Lesterville, South Dakota

On Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 6:15 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that the G-MNXDPK7-17 derailed on the main track near Lesterville, South Dakota. Lesterville, South Dakota is approximately 80 miles Southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The estimated time for opening for the main tracks has not been determined. Alternate routes have been established for shipments originally scheduled through this corridor in order to reduce possible delays.

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.


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