Update Report: Track Washouts in North Dakota
As reported in a Service Advisory on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 BNSF is experiencing flooding and track outages in North Dakota.
The KO Subdivision was returned to service at 10:40 p.m. CDT on April 15, 2009. Currently, trains are moving at significantly reduced speeds due to track conditions. This location is between New Rockford and Bremen, North Dakota, approximately 75 miles east of Minot, North Dakota.
The Devils Lake Subdivision was scheduled to be returned to service today at approximately 2:00 p.m. CDT. However, due to high water, a bridge has been taken out of service approximately 15 miles east of Minot, North Dakota. BNSF is routing trains around the impacted area where alternate routes exist. We will continue to monitor and take proactive measures to maintain fluidity through the BNSF network. There is currently no estimated time of opening.
As reported earlier, the Jamestown Subdivision was returned to service at 1:45 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.
Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 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.