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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Belton, Montana

We have a preliminary report that intermodal train Z-SSECHC7-23 has derailed near Belton, Montana at 04:45 A.M. CDT on Friday, January 25, 2013. This location is approximately 21 miles east of Whitefish, Montana.

Estimated opening time for the main track is 3:00 A.M. CDT on Saturday, January 26, 2013. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at

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

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