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Initial Report: Derailment on Needles, CA Sub

On July 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment near Ibis, CA. Ibis, CA is 37 miles northwest of Needles, CA. BNSF field personnel are responding to assess the derailment site. There is no estimated time of opening for the main track at this time.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. The next update to this service advisory will be provided on July 14, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. CDT.

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