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May 18, 2015
A two-mile train loaded with oil tank cars idles Nov. 14 on a track in Enderlin. BNSF Railway implemented plans to improve rail safety, including slowing oil trains down to 35 mph when they pass through cities with 100,000 or more residents. (Reuters Photo)
BNSF trains slow down: Railway announces plans to improve safety measures for oil shipments
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
May 6, 2015
Wreckage of the BNSF oil train derailment smoulders just outside of Heimdal, N.D., more than 10 hours after the accident. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Photo gallery: Train derails, tanker cars burn near ND town
May 6, 2015 - 8:07pm
Smoke from burning railroad tanker cars fills the valley at Heimdal, N.D., as rescue personnel stay a safe distance Wednesday. (John Steiner/Forum News Service)
Derailment focuses attention on lack of Minnesota rail deal
May 6, 2015 - 7:20pm
May 4, 2015
Dickinson Press file photo
ND Legislature spends on inspectors, training to address rail safety
May 4, 2015 - 10:50pm
ICYMI: Sandwiches, Sanders, safety
May 4, 2015 - 2:00am
May 1, 2015
A firefighter works on the scene of a train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, in this July 7, 2013 file photo. (Christinne Muschi/Reuters)
New oil train speed limits unlikely to stop explosive crashes, critics say
May 1, 2015 - 6:37pm
North American rail industry angered by new brake rule
May 1, 2015 - 6:29pm
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What they had to say
May 1, 2015 - 4:47pm
April 28, 2015
Black smoke billows from the site of the December 2013 train derailment in Casselton, N.D. The National Transportation Safety Board released documents Monday saying a more stringent inspection of old tank car axles may have prevented the explosive BNSF train collision. (Forum News Service file photo)
NTSB: Axle test might have averted North Dakota oil train crash
April 28, 2015 - 5:37pm
April 27, 2015
A BNSF train moves past a pumpjack in this undated Dickinson Press file photo. Lawmakers approved a plan to spend more than $500,000 on a rail safety pilot program Monday.
Lawmakers approve rail safety pilot program
April 27, 2015 - 7:26pm
April 24, 2015
A train carrying oil passes through Dickinson in this undated Press file photo. (Dustin Monke/The Dickinson Press file photo)
Committee reaches consensus on state-run rail safety program
April 24, 2015 - 6:09pm
April 22, 2015
A train sits idle in Dickinson in this undated Press file photo.
Committee nears agreement on state-run rail safety program
April 22, 2015 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2015
Cars and trucks sit idle Tuesday along State Avenue in Dickinson while a BNSF Railway train slowly moves through a railroad crossing. (Dustin  Monke/The Dickinson Press)
ND House approves cutting rail safety program from PSC budget
April 14, 2015 - 8:16pm
April 8, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee voted 16-5 Tuesday to approve a Public Service Commission budget that cuts $970,000 for two rail safety inspectors, raising the ire of Democrats who say the move is a broken promise. (File photo)
Democrats decry cutting of rail safety program from PSC budget
April 8, 2015 - 5:03pm
April 6, 2015
A train carrying oil passes through Fairfield, N.D., in July. The National Transportation Safety Board on Monday called for the faster replacement of rail cars that carry flammable liquids like crude oil or ethanol. (Dickinson Press file photo)
NTSB issues 'urgent' recommendations to boost oil train safety
April 6, 2015 - 6:08pm
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