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Preliminary Report – Derailment at Fowlkes, Texas

We have preliminary reports that train operations have been impeded due to a derailment at Fowlkes, Texas.  This location is approximately 20 miles west of Wichita Falls, Texas.

The purpose of this advisory is to inform customers that BNSF personnel are enroute to the location to determine the impact and how this may affect shipments on trains moving through this area.  Estimate the opening of the track at 12:01 a.m., November 3, 2007.

Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 hours on traffic moving through this corridor.

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