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Track Outage Update - El Paso sub, Texas

At 10:00 a.m. CT Tuesday, August 15, 2006, the single main track between Socorro and San Antonio, New Mexico was removed from service due to washouts from a broken dike. This location is approximately 45 miles South of Belen, New Mexico.

BNSF and contract personnel are on the scene and work is under way to repair this portion of track. The current estimate for opening the main track is set for 11:30 p.m. CT Tuesday, August 15, 2006.

Customers may experience delays up to 18 hours on traffic moving through this corridor.

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