Initial Report: High Wind Train Derailment near Walton, KS (La Junta Subdivision)

Date
Aug 18, 2019

On Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 00:01 a.m. CT, we received a preliminary report of a train derailment near Walton, KS due to high winds which has affected the main track. Walton, KS is approximately 174 miles west of Kansas City, KS. BNSF field personnel are responding to assess the derailment site. The current estimated time for opening the main track has not been determined at this time.