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Update Report: Derailment at Aurora, Illinois

As mentioned in a Service Advisory on December 18, 2008, BNSF reported that train Z CHCSSE2 18 derailed approximately 45 miles west of Chicago, Illinois.   

Train Z CHCSSE2 18 derailed 10 cars blocking the mainline, with reroutes currently planned.  The main track is estimated to be restored at 08:00 a.m. CT on December 19, 2008. 

Customers may experience delays of 24 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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