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Preliminary Report: Avalanche at Summit, Montana

On Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. CST, we received a preliminary report of an avalanche near Summit, Montana. Summit, Montana is approximately 85 miles west of Shelby, Montana. The estimated time for opening of the main tracks has not been determined.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24 to 36 hours on shipments moving through this area.

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