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Final Report: Derailment at Leonia, Idaho

As stated in a Service Advisory on March 20, 2011, BNSF reported that grain train G KPTKAL9-17 derailed at Leonia, Idaho. This location is approximately 130 miles west of Whitefish, Montana.

The main track was returned to service at 8:30 a.m. CST on March 22, 2011. Traffic volumes remain high and customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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

If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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