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Final Report: Track Damage near Whitefish, Montana

As mentioned in a previous Service Advisory on December 29, 2008, a railcar from train H CSXPAS8 26 damaged the single main track near Whitefish, Montana. The main line reopened at 7:00am December 30, 2008. Track through this four mile area will be restricted to 10 mph and BNSF will continue to have maintenance of way working to improve the speed restriction through this section.

Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 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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