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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Lohman, Montana

We have a preliminary report that grain train G-BRETAC9-18 has derailed near Lohman, MT at 6:30 AM CDT on Wednesday, September 21, 2012. This location is approximately 14 miles east of Havre, MT.

BNSF personnel are en-route to determine the impact. At the current time we have no estimated time of main line re-opening; however reroutes are being established in order to minimize impact to our customers. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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