Year-End Wrap Up from Kenny Rocker, EVP, Marketing & Sales

UP: December 28, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-48
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: December 28, 2018

To Our Customers,

Before 2018 draws to a close, I’d like to take a look back at our performance for the year as well as take a look ahead at the exciting year to come.

2018 Recap
This past year saw its share of bright spots and challenges. As you know, we faced significant service challenges, including network congestion and lagging velocity. While we would have liked to have seen seamless service…




Final Report: Wash Outs on the New Westminster Subdivision

BNSF: December 22, 2018

 


To: All Impacted Customers

12/22/2018

Final Report: Wash Outs on the New Westminster Subdivision

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CST, we received reports of multiple main track washout locations between MP 122 and MP 126 on the New Westminster subdivision. The main track was returned to service Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 3:30 a.m. CST.



If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com




Initial Report: Wash Outs on the New Westminster Subdivision

BNSF: December 21, 2018

 


To:

12/21/2018

Initial Report: Wash Outs on the New Westminster Subdivision

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CDT, we received reports of multiple main track washout locations between MP 122 and MP 126 on the New Westminster subdivision. Division and engineering personnel are on scene. There is no estimated time for opening of the main track at this time.



If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com




Final Report: Train derailment at Birmingham, AL

BNSF: December 17, 2018

 


To: ALL IMPACTED CUSTOMERS

12/17/2018

Final Report: Train derailment at Birmingham, AL

On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 11:30 p.m. CST, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment near Birmingham, AL impacting main line. Birmingham, AL is approximately 57 miles Northeast of Tuscaloosa, AL. The main track was returned to service Monday, December 17 at 1:45 p.m. CST.



If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com




Initial Report: Train Derailment on UPRR Mojave Subdivision

BNSF: December 14, 2018

 


To: ALL IMPACTED CUSTOMERS

12/14/2018

Initial Report: Train Derailment on UPRR Mojave Subdivision

On Friday, December 14, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Cliff, CA. Cliff, CA is approximately 35 miles Southeast of Bakersfield, CA. The estimated time of opening for the main track at this time is 8:00 p.m. CDT



If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com




BNSF Intermodal: 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s Operating Plan

BNSF: December 12, 2018

 


To: BNSF Intermodal Customers

12/12/2018

BNSF Intermodal: 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s Operating Plan

TRAIN SERVICE
BNSF’s Intermodal 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s operating plan will remain focused on meeting customers’ expectations while matching operations to any reductions in traffic volumes. This year, BNSF will observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25, and the New Year’s holiday on Monday, December 31, and…




BNSF Automotive: 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s Operating Plan

BNSF: December 6, 2018

 


To: BNSF Automotive Customers

12/06/2018

BNSF Automotive: 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s Operating Plan

TRAIN SERVICE
BNSF’s Automotive 2018-2019 Christmas and New Year’s operating plan will remain focused on meeting customers’ expectations while matching operations to any reductions in traffic volumes. This year, BNSF will observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25, and the New Year’s holiday on Monday, December 31, and…




Westfield Auto Ramp Embargoed for George H.W. Bush Funeral Train

UP: December 4, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-45
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: December 4, 2018

To Our Customers,
Union Pacific will provide the memorial funeral train for George H.W. Bush, which will depart from the Union Pacific auto facility in Westfield, Texas, on Thursday, December 6. In preparation, this auto ramp has been closed from Monday, December 3, through Friday, December 7. An embargo of the Westfield auto ramp has been issued and no rail shipments will be allowed during this…



Northern California Fires Have Minimal Impact on Operations

UP: November 14, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-44
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: November 14, 2018

To Our Customers,
The fires currently affecting Northern California have had minimal impact on Union Pacific operations with the exception of one stretch of rail line between Oroville and Keddie, California. Trains traveling through this area will be rerouted to minimize the impact to customer shipments.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates if needed.
If you have any…



Update Report: Wildfires on the UP Canyon Subdivision

BNSF: November 11, 2018

 


To: All Impacted Customers

11/11/2018

Update Report: Wildfires on the UP Canyon Subdivision

On Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 1:45 p.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a fire on the UP Canyon subdivision near Pulga, CA. Pulga, CA is 152 miles north of Sacramento, CA. BNSF field personal are on site working with California Fire and other first responders for updates. Currently we are rerouting trains around the wildfires as conditions permit.

BNSF will continue to…