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Final Report: Derailment at Lesterville, South Dakota

On Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 6:15 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that the G-MNXDPK7-17 derailed on the main track near Lesterville, South Dakota. Lesterville, South Dakota is approximately 80 miles Southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The main track was opened at 2:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015.

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

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