Freight derailment forces Amtrak detour
WILLMAR, Minn. - Amtrak’s Empire Builder train riders were getting a major detour through west-central Minnesota Friday due to a freight train derailment in Elk River.
An Amtrak spokesman confirmed Friday afternoon that the Empire Builder had been detoured along BNSF Railway tracks through west-central Minnesota, traveling a southerly route from Fargo through Breckenridge-Morris-Willmar-Litchfield to Minneapolis.
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