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To: All Impacted Customers

Preliminary Report: Derailment near Blanding, Illinois

We have a preliminary report that coal train C SXMCSW0-19 derailed near Blanding, Illinois at 12:03 a.m.
CT on July 28, 2011. This location is approximately 20 miles north of Savanna, Illinois.

BNSF personnel are enroute to determine the impact. At the current time we do not have an estimate on
the opening of the main track. BNSF 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.

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.

If you have any questions, please send an email to