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Preliminary Report: Derailment at Hecla, Nebraska

Coal train C RWMKCC0 13A derailed near Hecla, Nebraska at 1:25 am on Saturday, January 28, 2012. This location is approximately 81 miles east of Alliance, Nebraska.

It is estimated that main track two will be returned to service at 9:30 p.m., CST on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Main track one is estimated to be returned to service at 2:00 a.m., CST on Sunday, January 29, 2012. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available.

Customers may experience additional delays of 24-48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the Rail Central tool in the secure

If you need additional information, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 888-428-2673 option 4,
option 3.

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