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May 12, 2014
Other views: Keep focus on Bakken oil trains
May 12, 2014 - 4:21pm
May 2, 2014
Reuters Photo
Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames Wednesday in downtown Lynchburg, Va. The derailment caused oil to spill into the James River and forced the evacuation of hundreds.
Derailed CSX train in Va. carried Bakken oil; more than 800 barrels spilled
May 2, 2014 - 10:45am
April 30, 2014
Train carrying crude derails in Virginia, bursts into flame
April 30, 2014 - 3:50pm
April 29, 2014
Transportation chief discusses rural needs, Wants more movement
April 29, 2014 - 10:40am
April 24, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis 
With firetrucks as a backdrop, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, center, listens as North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, second right, makes opening remarks during a meeting Thursday about rail safety at the fire station in Casselton. Also at the front table are North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, far left, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, second left, and North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
New US rules for oil tank cars coming: Regulatory changes expected next week
April 24, 2014 - 4:50pm
April 18, 2014
Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton
April 18, 2014 - 11:01am
April 14, 2014
Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn
April 14, 2014 - 4:21pm
April 9, 2014
US senators turn up pressure on inspector numbers
April 9, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 7, 2014
BNSF reports further delays
April 7, 2014 - 8:35pm
April 1, 2014
Canadian Pacific shifts to BNSF: Shippers say locomotives are being leased to U.S., further delaying their shipments
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
March 6, 2014
U.S. modifies testing order on Bakken oil rail shipments
March 6, 2014 - 12:57pm
February 25, 2014
U.S. orders oil-by-rail shippers to test North Dakota cargo
February 25, 2014 - 5:45pm
February 17, 2014
FNS Photo by Mikkel Pates
A BNSF Railway Co. shuttle train takes on corn at a South Dakota shuttle-loading terminal on Feb. 8 in Harrold, S.D. Elevator operators in North Dakota and South Dakota train turnaround times are higher than ever this winter. Most suspect that some of the blame is on a burgeoning oil industry.
Cold and slow: As rail issues hamper ag business, industry leaders want solutions
February 17, 2014 - 10:23pm
Companies taking steps to make oil by rail safer, officials say
January 17, 2014 - 9:49pm
January 16, 2014
Official: US rail sector mulls safety steps for crude transport
January 16, 2014 - 3:17pm