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Final Report: Bridge Struck at Beaumont, TX

As reported on June 12, 2013 a train struck a bridge at Beaumont, TX Tuesday, June 11, 2013 on the KCS Railway, resulting in significant damage to the bridge - affecting BNSF trains operating over this segment between Beaumont, TX and New Orleans, LA. The bridge was re-opened at 11:50 p.m. Central time, June 12, 2013.

Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at

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

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