Derailment Update - Beaumont, Texas
This will serve as an update to a preliminary advisory concerning a derailment at Beaumont, Texas. At 08:40 a.m. CT Wednesday, August 30, 2006 train M-LALPTR1-29 derailed 8 cars, blocking both main tracks. A limited alternate route was established around the derailed cars. Main track two was returned to service at 9:15 p.m. CT Wednesday, August 30, 2006. Main track one is estimated to return to service at 6:00 a.m. CT Thursday, August 31, 2006.
Customers may experience delays between 12 and 24 hours on traffic moving through this corridor.