Preliminary Report: CSXT Derailment near Harpersville, Alabama
We have a preliminary report that a CSXT train has derailed near Harpersville, Alabama. This location is approximately 19 miles southeast of Birmingham, Alabama.
The main track is out of service and is estimated to return to service at 2:00 a.m. CDT on Sunday, June 5, 2011. This service interruption will affect BNSF Intermodal traffic moving to and from our Atlanta, Georgia Hub and Southeast corridor connections. Customers may experience delays of 24-36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.
Updated shipment information is always available through the Rail Central tool in the secure bnsf.com. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428- 2673, option 4, option 3.