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Updated Report: Derailment Near Bena, CA

As reported on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, the Union Pacific Railway reported a train derailed near Bena, California at 6:40 p.m. Central Time Monday, July 22, 2013. This location is approximately 20 miles south of Bakersfield, California.

Operations personnel are currently on site assessing impact and working to reopen this lane. Main track two was reopened at 6:15 a.m. Central Time Tuesday, July 23, 2013. At this time, the estimated time of opening of main track one is not available.

BNSF will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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