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To: All Impacted Customers

Report: Derailment near Ottumwa, Iowa

    We have a report that train C ATMCJW0 21 has derailed at Ottumwa, Iowa blocking both main tracks at 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, May 30, 2009. This location is 124 miles west of Galesburg, Illinois.

    It is estimated that main track one will be restored to service at 10:00 a.m. CT on Sunday, May 31, 2009, with main track two estimated to be returned to service at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 31, 2009. We will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available.

    Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

    If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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