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77-year-old North Dakotan in skid loader killed by train

MANDAN, N.D. — A 77-year-old Mandan man was killed Saturday afternoon after the loader he was operating was struck by a BNSF Railway Co. train about 10 miles west of Mandan.

December 14, 2014 12:09 pmLoading…

Jury awards BNSF employee $500,000 in personal injury civil trial

After about three hours of deliberation Tuesday, a Billings jury awarded $500,000 to a career railroad worker who sued his employer in connection to an injury he suffered at a job site in 2006.

June 18, 2014 4:07 pmLoading…

BNSF outlines fertilizer shipment plan for Montana, Dakotas, Minnesota

BISMARCK, N.D. — BNSF Railway Co. will add trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana solely for transporting fertilizer for spring crop planting, the railroad has told a federal oversight board.

April 17, 2014 4:19 pmLoading…

29 cars on coal train derail east of Terry

A train transporting coal from the Powder River Basin derailed near Terry on Monday night, according to a railroad spokesman.

February 25, 2014 12:28 pmLoading…
Oil, freight shipments detour Amtrak trains

Oil, freight shipments detour Amtrak trains

BISMARCK, N.D. — The ice fishing in northeast North Dakota is the best it’s been in two decades, but some anglers can’t make it because trains handling freight and crude from the state’s oil patch are displacing Amtrak passenger service.

February 09, 2014 10:25 am Photos


NTSB investigating derailment; mayor calls for change in fuel transportation

NTSB investigating derailment; mayor calls for change in fuel transportation

CASSELTON, N.D. — A fiery oil train derailment's near-miss of this small North Dakota town had its mayor angrily calling for federal officials to do more to guarantee the safety of the nation's growing shipment of oil by rail.

December 31, 2013 1:30 pm Photos



Federal approval sought for Tongue River Railroad

Owners of a proposed railroad serving southeastern Montana's coal fields have applied to the federal government to build an 83-mile line carrying up to 20 million tons of fuel annually.

October 17, 2012 6:53 pmLoading…

BNSF proposes Yellowstone River projects after bank work

When the Yellowstone River began flooding in the spring of 2011, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. scrambled to protect its track, much of which runs near the bank of the free-flowing river.

July 18, 2012 8:54 pmLoading…

Trial opens in landowners' lawsuit against BNSF

GREAT FALLS — Attorneys representing Livingston landowners in a pollution suit against BNSF Railway Co. are asking jurors to consider whether BNSF acted as a good neighbor during decades of Livingston operations.

May 01, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…

BNSF Railway to move idled rail cars near Big Sandy

GREAT FALLS — BNSF Railway Co. plans to put back into service idled rail cars that have been stored on tracks near Big Sandy and between Great Falls and Cascade.

March 28, 2012 7:15 amLoading…
Fence conflict: Reservation landowners critical of railroad

Fence conflict: Reservation landowners critical of railroad

Property owners on the Crow Indian Reservation say BNSF Railway Co. has perpetually neglected fences that keep livestock off its tracks, putting cattle and people who drive on an adjacent highway at risk.

May 12, 2010 12:00 am Photos



BNSF upgrading Wyoming tracks

CASPER — BNSF Railway Co. plans to spend $84 million on track improvements in Wyoming this year.

May 08, 2010 11:30 pmLoading…

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