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January 15, 2015
Dave Christianson of the Minnesota Department of Transportation tells senators Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, that a low price for oil probably will not slow train traffic through the state. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Trains roll through low oil prices
January 15, 2015 - 8:19am
January 14, 2015
Perham gets $150,000 rail crossing safety grant
January 14, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 2, 2015
A BNSF train engine crosses Eight Street North on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in downtown Moorhead as traffic waits.
Minn. study: Millions needed for rail safety
January 2, 2015 - 2:07pm
A large array of equipment was deployed Tuesday morning as Burlington Northern Santa Fe crews and private contractors worked to rebuild a stretch of railway northwest of Wadena. WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL/Brian Hanselplay button
After derailment, BNSF expects to have full rail service restored by Thursday
December 2, 2014 - 9:12pm
December 1, 2014
Derailed cars from a 90-car eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train block the tracks Monday morning four miles northwest of Wadena. Ten of the cars were empty tankers. The rail cars contained sugar and corn meal. There was no public health concern according to the the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The derailment occurred at 6:23 a.m. The cause of the derailment is being button
Train derails in Otter Tail County
December 1, 2014 - 9:19am
October 15, 2014
Gov. Dayton, business leaders gather in Duluth over rail-shipping concerns
October 15, 2014 - 8:41am
October 14, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
October 14, 2014 - 7:49am
October 10, 2014
ND Amtrak trains reverse directions
October 10, 2014 - 1:56pm
October 9, 2014
BNSF, CP railroads report improved service progress
October 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
October 8, 2014
North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer, partially hidden behind a post, along with Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven get a tour inside of a specially modified railroad tank car Monday parked in the railyards in Fargo. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Dave Wallis
Improving rail safety: Area emergency responders to train on special rail tanker cars
October 8, 2014 - 11:30am
September 27, 2014
Amtrak detour continues: Construction delays slow BNSF track work
September 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
September 24, 2014
Dayton wants North Dakota to make oil safer
September 24, 2014 - 8:07am
September 13, 2014
U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service
September 13, 2014 - 1:30pm
August 12, 2014
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells emergency services personnel Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, that he is concerned that the state does not know how much oil railroads will transport across the state. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Minnesota planning ‘Bakken awareness 101’
August 12, 2014 - 7:59am
July 2, 2014
New Minnesota rail regulations are a safety net for increased oil by rail shipment
July 2, 2014 - 8:02am