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Preliminary Report: Derailment at Pinnacle, Montana

Carload train H-NTWPAS9-25 derailed near Pinnacle, Montana at 1230 on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. This location is approximately 45 miles east of Whitefish.

BNSF personnel are on the scene assessing the situation and working to determine the impact associated with the derailment. There is currently no estimated time for the reopening of the main track. We will provide updates to this advisory as information becomes available.

BNSF may re route some traffic in order to minimize impact to service. Customers may experience additional delays of 24-48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the Rail Central tool in the secure

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

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