21 August 2018
California Rail Derailment - Possible IPI Service Delay
August 22, 2018
TO: ALL OUR VALUABLE CUSTOMERS
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 11:25 a.m. CDT, BNSF received a preliminary report of a non-intermodal train derailment in Verdemont, CA. Verdemont, CA is located 18 miles north of San Bernardino, CA. There were no Imperial loads involved in the derailment. BNSF field personnel are responding to assess the derailment site. The mainlines are blocked at this time with no re-route options. There is not an estimated time of opening for the main lines at this time.
This service interruption will affect traffic moving in and out of BNSF Southern California ramps (CR/AR, SR). Customers may experience delays of 24-48 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.
Imperial CFS will continue to provide additional updates as they become available.
IMPERIAL CFS, INC