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Preliminary Report – Derailment at Ridgeton, Kansas

We have preliminary reports that train operations have been stopped due to a derailment at Ridgeton, Kansas. This location is approximately 90 miles west of Kansas City, Kansas, on Transcon main line.

The purpose of this advisory is to inform customers that BNSF personnel are enroute to the location to determine the impact and how this may affect shipments on trains moving through this area. Estimate opening of main track two is 12:00 p.m., and no estimate on opening main track one.

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

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