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Preliminary Report: Derailment on Kootenai Subdivision

On Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 9:20 p.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that G-SYNKAL9-12 derailed on the main track at Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Bonners Ferry, Idaho is 153 miles west of White Fish, Montana. At this time we do not have an estimate reopening time.

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

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