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Derailment - Belle Plain, Kansas

At 3:40 a.m. CT on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, train S LPCLUB1 07 derailed 16 cars blocking the single main track at Belle Plain, KS. This location is 15 miles east of Wellington, KS.

BNSF has established a reroute around the affected area between Augusta, KS and Avard, OK.

Due to heavy congestion, customers may experience delays up to 24 hours on traffic moving through this corridor.

If you have any questions, please send an email to