Update Report: Derailment near Bakersfield, California
As mentioned in a Service Advisory on February 21, 2010, BNSF reported that train M BARSTO1-20 derailed between Walong and Woodford, which is located approximately 50 miles south of Bakersfield, California. Train M BARSTO1-20 derailed blocking the main line with no reroutes currently planned. It is estimated that the main track will be restored at 8:00 p.m. CT on Monday, February 22, 2010.
Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.
We will continue to send additional updates as conditions change. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.