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Updated Report of Derailment Near Gainesville, TX

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. Central Time, BNSF received an initial report that a loaded taconite train derailed near Gainesville, TX blocking the main track. Gainesville, Texas is 65 miles north of Fort Worth, Texas and 138 miles south of Oklahoma City, OK.

We estimate the track will be returned to service on May 22 at 6:00 a.m.

Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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