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Preliminary Report of Flooding Conditions – Melvern, Kansas

We have a report that flooding conditions have caused an interruption in service near Melvern, Kansas. This location is approximately 71 miles east of Kansas City, Kansas. This impacts service between Kansas City, Kansas and Los Angeles, California. The purpose of this email is to inform customers that BNSF personnel are enroute to the location to determine the impact and how this may affect shipments on trains moving through this area.

Tracks are currently out of service, and river levels continue to rise with threats of additional thunderstorms. Customers should expect to see 24 to 48 hour delays on traffic moving through this corridor.

    No further information is available at this time. Customers will receive a separate advisory as soon as we receive additional updates, outlining the anticipated impact to shipments and the estimated time of the track opening.

    If you have any questions, please send an email to