Back Customer Notifications Home

Customer Notifications inform BNSF customers of the latest news covering BNSF services, tools, prices and facilities.
To: All impacted customers

Updated Report: Train derailment near McPherson, IA (Creston Subdivision)

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 3:30 a.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment near McPherson, IA which has affected both main tracks. McPherson, IA is approximately 125 miles west of Des Moines, IA. Main track one reopened on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4:30 a.m. CDT. Main track two is estimated to reopen on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 1:00 a.m. CDT.

If you have any questions, please send an email to