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January 6, 2014
9 years, 4 derailments in span near Casselton: Answers in fiery wreck still long off, but track issues cited in two prior accidents
January 6, 2014 - 12:48pm
January 3, 2014
Officials meet with BNSF CEO regarding rail safety
January 3, 2014 - 10:25pm
January 2, 2014
FNS Photo by Darren Gibbins
BNSF claims representative Tony Freidig of Fargo helps a Casselton couple file for reimbursement expenses Thursday at the Days Inn in Casselton.
Claims come in from Casselton train crash
January 2, 2014 - 9:39pm
December 31, 2013
Amy McBeth, a spokesperson for BNSF Railway, and Ed McConnell, 16-year mayor of Casselton, speak during a press conference Tuesday at Central Cass High School.
Damage Assessment: NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton
December 31, 2013 - 9:16pm
Casselton residents can return home
December 31, 2013 - 3:18pm
December 21, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Rail cars sit on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad in Dickinson on Friday. Increased rail traffic has led to delays in service for Amtrak and agriculture.
Railroad delays affecting agriculture
December 21, 2013 - 9:00pm
December 12, 2013
Fears about oil train safety, impacts voiced in Washington
December 12, 2013 - 8:08pm
December 7, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
City officials are working to create a railroad quiet zone within and near Dickinson’s borders. Recently, an engineering firm suggested $1.5 million worth of safety improvements to help end mandatory horn blowing at crossings like this one, near the Patterson Lake Recreation Area, shown Saturday.
Dickinson quiet zone improvements estimated at $1.5M
December 7, 2013 - 8:14pm
December 3, 2013
South Heart rail project approved
December 3, 2013 - 8:25pm
September 27, 2013
Belfield landowner Laurie Solberg asks Stark County Zoning Board members to deny a rezoning request that would allow for a 24/7 rail spur to be built next to her property.
Stark County Zoning Board axes two rail projects
September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
Upgrades key to Bakken rail shipments, safety
September 19, 2013 - 12:00am
September 15, 2013
Amtrak passengers watch as the westbound train pulls into the Fargo station late on Sept. 6. Less than one in four Amtrak trains have made it to Fargo on schedule so far this year.
On-time trains a rarity for Amtrak passengers heading east from Fargo
September 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
A new source of power
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 13, 2013
Mary Hodell, seen here in Beach on Friday, survived a bone-crushing accident in the Oil Patch. Accidents and the death toll associated with them are on the rise as an oil boom takes hold in the region.
Death toll rises as boom takes hold: South Heart woman broken in accident, survives
January 13, 2013 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
A BNSF train sits on the railway in the Dickinson city limits Friday morning. One of the largest railroad transporters in the nation, BNSF boasts moving 40 percent of oil drilled in the Bakken to U.S. refineries.
Tracking Bakken oil movement: 40 percent of SW North Dakota crude leaves via railway
December 1, 2012 - 12:00am