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Final Report: Derailment at Bowdoin, MT

On Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that the Q-PTLCHC1-16 derailed at Bowdoin, MT. Bowdoin MT is approximately 59 miles west of Glasgow, MT. The single main track reopened at 1:40 p.m. Central Time on June 19th, 2016.

BNSF Load and Ride Solutions (LARS) is estimated to be on-site at 7:30 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, June 19th, 2016. Once on-site, initial assessments for customer information will be available within approximately two hours.

Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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