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Updated Report: Derailment at Galena, Illinois

On Thursday, March 05, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that a train derailed at Galena, Illinois. This location is approximately 164 miles west of Chicago, Illinois. The current estimated time of opening is 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Sunday March 8th, 2015.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 96 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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