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Final Report: Derailment at Bealville, California

On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 10:40 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report from the Union Pacific Railroad that a UP train derailed on the main track at Bealville, California. Bealville, California is approximately 10 miles East of Bakersfield, California. The main track opened on Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 11:40 p.m. Central Time.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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