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Update Report:  Tunnel Outage near Helena, Montana

As mentioned in a Service Advisory issued on July 22, 2009, BNSF reported a track closure on the MRL between Helena, Montana and Missoula, Montana due to the Mullan tunnel being out of service. The tunnel and main track are expected to be restored to service early next week. Trains scheduled to move through this area are being re-routed.

Customers may experience delays of 48 to 96 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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