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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Toluca, Illinois

We have a preliminary report that expedited intermodal train Z-WSPALT9-06 has derailed near Toluca,
Illinois at 3:45 PM CDT on Sunday, May 6, 2012. This location is approximately 109 miles southwest of
Chicago, Illinois.

BNSF personnel are en-route to determine the impact. At the current time we have no estimate on
mainline reopening. BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes
available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

Updated shipment information is always available through the secure Rail Central web tool at
If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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