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Preliminary Report: Derailment in Cliffs, California on Mojave Subdivision

We have a preliminary report that train Q STOALT1 08 has derailed in Mojave, California blocking the main line at approximately 5:25 a.m. CT on Thursday, October 9, 2008. This location is approximately 60 miles southeast of Bakersfield, California.

BNSF personnel are en route to determine the impact and we 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.

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

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