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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Cliff, California

On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014, we have received a preliminary report that UP train IBRLC derailed near Cliff, California. Cliff, California is approximately 32 miles southeast of Bakersfield, California. The current estimated time of opening is 6:00 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 36 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

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