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Preliminary Report: Derailment at Panhandle, Texas

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 08:25 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that the S-LACLPC1-26 and Q-CHISBD6-27 were involved in a derailment near Panhandle, TX. Panhandle, TX is approximately 27 miles East of Amarillo, TX. The estimated time for opening for the main track has not been determined.

BNSF Load and Ride Solutions (LARS) is estimated to be on-site at 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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