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May 15, 2015
A BNSF Railway train heads west Oct. 15 through the Badlands near Medora. The rail company has dramatically decreased its grain shipment delays, according to recent reports (April Baumgarten / The Dickinson Press)
BNSF cuts back grain car delays
May 15, 2015 - 3:50pm
January 24, 2015
Press Photo by Nadya Faulx 
Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC’s terminal yard in downtown Dickinson is seen on Thursday. The railway announced plans to extend several lines in the Oil Patch yard and expand siding through part of the city this year as part of an effort to increase capacity in North Dakota.
Working on the railroads: BNSF announces expansion plans for Dickinson railways
January 24, 2015 - 10:13am
November 11, 2014
BNSF chair: We’ll keep spending our money: Rail company hopes plan will heal shipment delays
November 11, 2014 - 10:58pm
November 7, 2014
Press Photo by April Baumgarten 
A BNSF train travels west on tracks southeast of Medora. Trains like this one are being tested with shipments of agricultural commodities that will be shipped from North Dakota across the country to the West Coast.
Test rail shipments from North Dakota arrive in West Coast port
November 7, 2014 - 11:45pm
October 1, 2014
Many industries, including oil, say service is suffering amid rail delays
October 1, 2014 - 10:21pm
September 11, 2014
NDSU rail shipment study pulled
September 11, 2014 - 9:59pm
U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service: Heitkamp calls for more federal power for Surface Transportation Board
September 11, 2014 - 9:45pm
September 4, 2014
Surface Transportation Board holds rare hearing addressing rail concerns
September 4, 2014 - 11:02pm
FNS Photo by Mikkel Pates
Doug Hruby is chairman of the Wilton Farmers Union Elevator Co. board in Wilton. The co-op is desperate for rail space.
Cry for rail help: ND co-op asks for aid; CP shipments 5 months behind
September 4, 2014 - 5:20pm
August 28, 2014
Leaders criticize Canadian Pacific: Heitkamp, Cramer raise concerns over ND rail shipment delays
August 28, 2014 - 9:10pm
August 27, 2014
ND ag shippers to have more rail options: Delays still prevalent
August 27, 2014 - 10:22pm
August 26, 2014
North Dakota mill posts second-highest profit ever
August 26, 2014 - 10:26pm
August 14, 2014
FNS Photo by Eric Hylden
John Capp, a farmer from Lankin, unloads wheat at the Fordville Co-op Elevator on Tuesday. Capp and other farmers are hauling in last year’s wheat to make room for the new crop.
Shipping slump: Rail service shortage continues as farmers get ready for new harvest
August 14, 2014 - 12:19am
August 7, 2014
Democrats talk grain train delays: Ag roundtable held in Cavalier
August 7, 2014 - 11:51pm
Press File Photo
ND ag industry voices worries to BNSF chairman
August 7, 2014 - 11:38pm