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Final Report: Derailment near Essex, Montana

As previously reported, intermodal train S-SEACHC1-18 derailed on both main tracks near Essex, Montana at 8:15 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 21, 2013. Essex, Montana is located 200 miles west of Havre, Montana.

One main track was returned to service at 5:15 p.m. Central Time Thursday, November 21, 2013.The second main track opened at 11:23 a.m. Central Time on November 22, 2013.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 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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