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Preliminary Report: Derailment at Galena, Illinois

On Thursday, March 05, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Central Time, we received a preliminary report that a train derailed at Galena, Illinois. This location is approximately 164 miles west of Chicago, Illinois.

BNSF personnel are currently en route to the derailment site to determine the impact. 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.

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