Canadian Pacific Embargo in Effect

BNSF: April 19, 2018

 


To: All BNSF Customers

04/19/2018

Canadian Pacific Embargo in Effect

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has announced an embargo on all shipments originating in Canada destined to any U.S. or other Canadian locations, and U.S.-originated shipments destined to Canada. The embargo is in preparation for a union worker strike that may begin on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

BNSF is monitoring the situation closely and positioning traffic to support a smooth reopening once the embargo is…




Derailment between El Paso and Ft. Worth Impacting Rail Operations

UP: April 18, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-8
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: April 18, 2018

To Our Customers,

Our main line operating through Monahans, Texas is currently out of service due to a derailment. As we work to restore service, trains running between El Paso and Ft. Worth, Texas will be held or rerouted. Customers with rail shipments moving through this corridor will experience delays between 72-96 hours as repairs are made.

We apologize for any inconvenience these delays may…




Englewood Yard Master Retarder Replacement

UP: April 11, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-7
Categories: All Customer News
Posted Date: April 11, 2018

This Sunday, April 15, the master retarder at our Englewood classification yard in Houston will be replaced. The master retarder regulates the speed of rail cars as they travel down the hump and are sorted into their proper classification tracks.

We anticipate a 24-hour outage to accommodate the replacement. Customers with rail shipments moving through this area can anticipate delays of 24-48 hours over…




Final Report: Derailment Pauls Valley, OK

BNSF: April 9, 2018

 


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04/09/2018

Final Report: Derailment Pauls Valley, OK

On Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 07:00 a.m., CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Pauls Valley, OK. Pauls Valley, OK is located 60 miles south of Oklahoma City, OK. The main track was returned to service Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:40 p.m. CDT.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 12-18 hours on…




Final Report: Derailment Glasgow Sub

BNSF: April 8, 2018

 


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04/08/2018

Final Report: Derailment Glasgow Sub

On Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 06:30 a.m., CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Oswego, MT. Oswego, MT is located 40 miles east of Glasgow, MT. The main track was returned to service Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CDT.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 24-36 hours or longer on shipments…




Initial Report: Derailment Glasgow Sub

BNSF: April 7, 2018

 


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04/07/2018

Initial Report: Derailment Glasgow Sub

On Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 06:30 a.m., CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Oswego, MT. Oswego, MT is located 40 miles east of Glasgow, MT. The estimated time for opening the main track has not been determined at this time.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 12-24 hours or longer on…




Maintenance Project to Affect Some Southern Transcon Traffic in Chicago Area March 16-17, 2018

BNSF: March 15, 2018

 


To: BNSF Consumer Products Customers

03/15/2018

Maintenance Project to Affect Some Southern Transcon Traffic in Chicago Area March 16-17, 2018

Beginning Friday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. and continuing until as late as Saturday, March 17 at 9:00 a.m., BNSF will conduct maintenance work replacing a track diamond (a location where tracks cross) at Streator, IL located on our Chillicothe Subdivision, which runs between Chicago and Ft. Madison, Iowa.

Some trains will be rerouted or…




Final Report: Derailment UP Mojave Sub

BNSF: February 18, 2018

 


To: All Impacted Customers

02/18/2018

Final Report: Derailment UP Mojave Sub

On Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 06:00 a.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Cable, CA. Cable, CA is approximately 40 miles south of Bakersfield, CA. The Main track returned to service on Sunday, February 18th, at 12:55 p.m. CDT.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays…




Update Report: Derailment UP Mojave Sub

BNSF: February 17, 2018

 


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02/17/2018

Update Report: Derailment UP Mojave Sub

On Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 06:00 a.m. CDT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment on the main track near Cable, CA. Cable, CA is approximately 40 miles south of Bakersfield, CA. The estimated time for opening the main track is Sunday, February 18th, at 08:00 a.m. CDT.

BNSF will continue to provide you with additional information as it becomes available. Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24…




Network Service Update from Beth Whited, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

UP: February 15, 2018

Announcement Number: CN2018-4
Categories: All Customer News
Posted Date: February 15, 2018

To Our Customers,
As many of you know, 2017 presented its share of operating challenges to our rail network that have had negative impacts on our service. For instance, in 2017 we installed about 60 percent of our federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) footprint, primarily in the Western and Northern regions. As with any new system, there is a learning curve and we are working through…