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To: All Impacted BNSF Customers

Report: Derailment at Plains, Montana

On Wednesday, October 22, 2008, train G MITTAC9 19 derailed 19 cars at Plains, Montana. This location is approximately 110 miles east of Sandpoint, Idaho. The main track is estimated to be restored at 7:00 a.m. CT on Friday, October 24.

Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

We will continue to send additional updates as conditions change. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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