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Final Report: Service Interruption at Essex, Montana

BNSF was experiencing an operational impact due to a track outage, caused by wildfires in Essex, Montana. Essex, Montana is approximately 52 miles East of Whitefish, Montana. At this time, the main tracks are now fully operational.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information, if another closure is needed.

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