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Preliminary Report: Derailment near Tower City, North Dakota

We have a preliminary report that carload unit train U-GLEMIN9-20 derailed near Tower City, North Dakota. This location is approximately 37 miles west of Fargo, North Dakota.

BNSF personnel are on site to determine the impact. Current estimate on opening of the main track is 08:30 CT April 23, 2011. 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 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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