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To: All Impacted Carload Customers

Preliminary Report: Derailment Earlville, Illinois

We have a preliminary report that the C BTMCGW0 02 has derailed at Earlville, Illinois blocking both main tracks on Monday, January 12, 2008. This location is approximately 72 miles southwest of Chicago.

BNSF personnel are en route to determine the impact and we will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available.

Customer maybe experience delays of 24 to 36 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.

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