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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Kintyre, Montana

We have a preliminary report that intermodal train Z-CHCPTL9-16 derailed near Kintyre, Montana at 5:00 PM CDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. This location is approximately 10 miles East of Glasgow, Montana.

BNSF personnel are en-route to determine the impact. At this time, we have no estimate for the reopening of the mainline. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 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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