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Update Report: Flooding in the Midwest

As mentioned in a Service Advisory on September 14, 2008, BNSF reported track closures on the Marceline Subdivision near Mendon, Missouri on the BNSF Transcon due to flooding. As of 11:50 a.m. CT today, mainline two has been returned to service. Mainline one is expected to reopen at 5:00 p.m. CT today. Some trains may be rerouted around this area.

Additionally, BNSF has taken track out of service between Winfield, KS and Arkansas City, KS due to flood conditions and are rerouting trains as needed. This track segment is between Kansas City, KS and Oklahoma City, OK.

Customers can expect delays of at least 24-48 hours on traffic moving through these areas.

Further updates will follow as conditions change.

If you need additional information, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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