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BISMARCK (AP) -- Armies of workers migrating to and from North Dakota's rich oil fields have made Williston's train depot the busiest Amtrak stop in the state and the fastest-growing station in the nation, the railroad said.

The once-sleepy little train station in western North Dakota where the sole ticket agent knew passengers by name is now overflowing with oil workers, Amtrak regional manager Dan Valley said.

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