Preliminary Report: Derailment at Bellemont, Arizona
We have a report that train Q LACSTL1 05 has derailed at Bellemont, Arizona at approximately 8:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 due to tornado touchdown. This location is approximately 12 miles northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona.
BNSF personnel are on the scene to determine the impact. It is estimated that main track one will be returned to service at 2:00 a.m. CT and main two at 6:00 am CT on Thursday, October 7, 2010. We will continue to provide you with additional information as they become available.
Customers may experience delays of 24 to 48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.