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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Lela (Pawnee), Oklahoma

We have a preliminary report that Q-LACMEM6-14 has derailed near Lela (Pawnee), Oklahoma at 1015 am CDT on Saturday, June 16, 2012. This location is approximately 50 miles west of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
BNSF personnel are en-route to determine the impact. At this time we estimate the mainline reopening tomorrow morning at 600 am CDT, June 17, 2012. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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