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Preliminary Report: Derailment at Walong, California

On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 01:00 a.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report from the Union Pacific Railroad that a UP train derailed on the main track at Walong, California. Walong, California is approximately 35 miles Southeast of Bakersfield, California. The estimated time for opening for the main track is Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 05:00 p.m. Central Time.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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