Service Interruption on Coos Bay Rail Line South of Reedsport

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News and Information from

Oregon International Port of Coos Bay

For Immediate Release: November 28, 2018

Coos Bay, OR – A service interruption occurred along the Coos Bay rail line between Reedsport and Lakeside, Oregon, on the evening of November 27th, 2018 resulting in a temporary service outage on the south end of the rail line.   The interruption did not result in any injuries or environmental damages.  Crew members from Coos Bay Rail Line, Inc. are currently on site assessing the cause of the incident, necessary repairs, and an estimated timeline to restore service.  Coos Bay Rail Line, Inc. will contract with a qualified firm as quickly as possible to conduct the necessary repairs to lift the embargo and restore service to locations south of the affected area.  The Port will provide updates as additional information is collected on the website.

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For additional media information, please contact:

Margaret Barber, External Affairs Manager, Port of Coos Bay

Phone 541.266.3713      E-mail: mbarber@portofcoosbay.com  / www.portofcoosbay.com