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October 10, 2014
ND Amtrak trains reverse directions
Amtrak’s temporary detour of Empire Builder trains has reversed directions in North Dakota. Eastbound passengers boarding or leaving Amtrak in northern and northeastern North Dakota are now traveling by buses between Minot and Fargo, bypassing Rugby, Devils Lake and Grand Forks,...
October 10, 2014 - 1:56pm
September 27, 2014
Amtrak detour continues: Construction delays slow BNSF track work
Amtrak’s Empire Builder detour will continue at least until late this year through eastern North Dakota, the result of construction delays along BSNF Railway tracks. Amtrak has been using chartered buses since May to make connections for westbound rail passengers traveling to...
September 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 12, 2014
BNSF pledges to improve service, end Amtrak detour
BNSF Railway promised Tuesday to provide more locomotives and workers in the next few weeks to break the logjam of rail shipments that has dismayed North Dakota farmers and forced the detour of passenger trains through the state. In a meeting with North Dakota’s congressional...
February 12, 2014 - 12:05pm
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations Friday and Sunday
FARGO – Heavy freight train traffic in the oil fields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash., through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of customers. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said freight congestion – combined...
December 12, 2013 - 9:01am
December 7, 2013
Bemidji truck driver dies in crash with Amtrak train
Friday afternoon a 2011 Kenworth semi tractor-trailer collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Todd County. The driver of the semi, Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., was pronounced dead at the scene. Hedlund, 57, of Bemidji was travelling northwest on 317th Street in Fawn Lake Township...
news / accidents
December 7, 2013 - 5:30pm
September 11, 2013
On-time trains a rarity for Amtrak passengers
The train is late. Again. It’s 2:30 a.m. on a Friday, and the Amtrak train that hauls passengers east was supposed to be here 15 minutes ago. Seventeen minutes, actually, if you’re a stickler for that sort of thing. Fifteen people, spread among rows of plastic chairs...
September 11, 2013 - 10:04am
July 17, 2013
Tips for traveling via the Empire Builder
My watch read 4 a.m. as I stood alone and groggy on the platform of downtown Fargo’s Amtrak station. Cold rain had started to fall, and I swore the sky in the east was starting to get light. When travelers plan a cross-country trip, taking the train isn’t always an option...
July 17, 2013 - 11:37am
June 21, 2013
Amtrak passenger arrested after police find 12.5 pounds of pot during Grand Forks stop
A California man was arrested in Fargo early today after police in Grand Forks found 12.5 pounds of marijuana hidden in an unattended bag on an Amtrak train while it was stopped at the Grand Forks Amtrak Depot. Fargo police arrested Caesar Jay Leal Jr., 25, Olivehurst, Calif. According...
news / crime
June 21, 2013 - 11:48am
March 24, 2009
Amtrak detours trains in North Dakota
BISMARCK - Amtrak says it's detouring its Empire Builder around three North Dakota communities for at least a week due to flooding. Spokesman Mark Magliari says the communities of Devils Lake, Grand Forks and Rugby will not have Amtrak service until further notice. He says passengers...
March 24, 2009 - 10:14am