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Updated Report: Derailment at Elk River, Minnesota

On Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 2:15 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that manifest train M-MINNTW1-11A derailed at Elk River, Minnesota. Elk River, Minnesota is approximately 37 miles east of St. Cloud, Minnesota.

BNSF personnel are on site. One track was returned to service at 7:00 p.m. Central Time on June 13th, 2014. The estimated time of re-opening for the second track is 2:00 a.m. Central Time on June 14th, 2014.

BNSF will continue to provide you with addition information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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