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Derailment Update - Hector, California

This is an update to the derailment of train S LPCLHA1 19 that occurred at 4:40 p.m. CT Friday, December 22, 2006 at Hector, CA. This location is 25 miles east of Barstow, CA.

Both main tracks are estimated to re-open at 6:00 p.m. CT Saturday, December 23, 2006.

Customers may experience delays from 24 to 48 hours on traffic moving through this corridor due to congestion.

If you have any questions, please send an email to