|Gemini Shippers Group received this announcement from Cosco today.
COSCO Announces:– BNSF Derailment in Panhandle TXDear Valued Customer,
On Tuesday June 28, 2016 at 08:25 a.m. Central Time, BN received a preliminary report that S-LACLPC1-26 and Q-CHISBD6-27 were involved in a derailment near Panhandle, TX, approximately 27 miles East of Amarillo TX. The estimated time for opening the main track has not been determined.
BNSF Load and Ride Solutions are currently on site in Panhandle TX. Assessments of impacted units will be available beginning this afternoon and customers will be advised accordingly.
BNSF will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available and the shipping community will be advised as well. Customers may experience cargo delays between 36 to 48 hours.
For any additional questions please contact your COSCO sales representative, our North American Operations Center (NAOC) at 1-866-830-2550 or our Long Beach, CA Service Center at 1-866-502-6726.
Thank you for being a valued customer.
We appreciate your business and continued support.
COSCO Container Lines Americas, Inc.