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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Minot, North Dakota

We have a preliminary report that automotive train V-TACLPC1-29 derailed west of Minot, North Dakota at approximately 4:50 a.m. CT on Thursday, June 02, 2011.

BNSF personnel are on site to determine the impact. At the current time we do not have an estimate on the opening of the main track. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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