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Preliminary Report – Track Outage at El Paso, Texas

We have a preliminary report of a wash out on single main track between Socorro and San Antonio, New Mexico. This main track was taken out of service at 10:00 a.m. CT Tuesday, August 15, 2006. This location is approximately 45 miles South of Belen, NM.

The purpose of this email is to inform customers that BNSF personnel are enroute to the location to determine the impact and how this may affect shipments on trains moving through this area.

    No further information is available at this time. Customers will receive a separate advisory as soon as we receive additional updates, outlining the anticipated impact to shipments and the estimated time of the track opening.

    If you have any questions, please send an email to