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Final Update: Derailment at Java, Montana

    As mentioned in a Service Advisory on December 27, 2008, BNSF reported train V LPCHYD3 23 derailed at Java, Montana, blocking both main lines. This location is approximately 51 miles east of Whitefish, Montana.

    Main track one was returned to service at 5:37 a.m. CT on Sunday, December 28, 2008, with Main track two being returned to service at 7:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, December 31, 2008. Traffic volume remains high and BNSF will continue to monitor flow to maintain fluidity.

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

    If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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