Back Customer Notifications Home

Customer Notifications inform BNSF customers of the latest news covering BNSF services, tools, prices and facilities.

Final Report: Tornado Moore, Oklahoma

As mentioned in an earlier advisory, BNSF Railway's signal system was affected by a tornado touching
down in Moore, Oklahoma at approximately 2:45 p.m. Central Time. Moore, Oklahoma is 11 miles south of
Oklahoma City. The track segment between Oklahoma City and Purcell, Oklahoma had been taken out of
service to allow community emergency services to operate unhindered.

Service was restored to the area at approximately 07:30 a.m. Central Time May 21, 2013. Customers may
experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Your shipments that may be delayed include the following, along with ETAs reflected in the BNSF system at the time this advisory was issued:

If you have any questions, please send an email to