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Derailment – Hammer Lane, California

At 8:10 p.m. CT Saturday, July 29, 2006, BNSF train H RRBPAS1-28 derailed 22 cars on the single main track at Hammer Lane, California on the UPRR Sacramento Subdivision. This location is approximately 37 miles west of Sacramento, California.

A route around the derailment on the UPRR Fresno Subdivision has been established. The current estimate for restoring the main track to service is 10:00 p.m. CT Sunday, July 30, 2006.

Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on traffic moving through this corridor.

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