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Update Report: Hurricane Gustav

As mentioned in the Service Advisory issued on August 29, 2008, Hurricane Gustav is expected to make landfall near the New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX areas Monday, September 1, 2008.

Beaumont, Lafayette and New Orleans areas remain closed and no traffic will be flowing to these gateways until an assessment of the areas have been made on Tuesday.

Houston and Galveston remain open and we are beginning to release traffic destined to these locations.

Customers can expect delays of 48 to 72 hours.

If you have questions regarding this information, please contact BNSF Customer Support at

1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

If you have any questions, please send an email to