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Update Report – Derailment at Halpin, Iowa

As mentioned in a Service Advisory earlier today, BNSF reported that C BTMCGW0 03 derailed at Halpin, Iowa. This location is approximately 100 miles east of Creston, Iowa.

Train C BTMCGG0 03 derailed 21 cars at Halpin, Iowa. Both main tracks are blocked. It is estimated that the first main track will be restored at 8:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. The second main track is estimated to be restored at 3:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, January, 16 2008.

Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

We will continue to send additional updates as conditions change. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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