PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storage options and rail congestion heading into spring. And they’re looking for more options than the Keystone XL pipeline to help.
NEW SALEM — The mayor of New Salem has had her fill of kids crawling under railroad cars and people driving around crossings when the arms are down with no train in sight.
CASSELTON, N.D. — For the second time in under a year, two BNSF Railway trains have derailed just west of Casselton.
FARGO, N.D. — Regional exporters that deal in value-added ag product shipments say their container shipments have been disrupted by rail restrictions in St. Paul and Chicago container-loading yards.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The last of 55 miles of new double railroad track was placed into service in northwestern North Dakota this week by BNSF Railway, as the company works to ease the backlog of rail shipments that have plagued the state and region.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Train speeds were to begin increasing through Devils Lake on Wednesday under a deal between the city and BNSF Railway that also calls for safety upgrades.
GREAT FALLS — A Cascade County jury has awarded $4.3 million in damages to a BNSF Railway employee who was injured in a July 2011 train collision caused by a switching error.
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Federal and state transportation officials have performed a miracle before our own eyes.
After months of delays, the logjam of Montana grain waiting to ship by train to Pacific ports is beginning to break.
OMAHA, Neb. — The backlog of grain shipments across the Plains has been reduced this spring, but U.S. regulators are requiring BNSF and Canadian Pacific railroads to provide weekly updates on their efforts to catch up before harvest.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Numerous speakers told a state Senate committee Tuesday that they oppose the rapid increase in rail cars carrying crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota and Montana through the state.
Montana wheat shipments to Pacific Northwest ports continue to improve after a cold, sluggish winter for BNSF trains.
BISMARCK, N.D. — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says BNSF Railway has exceeded its commitment to send additional trains hauling fertilizer to the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The head of the biggest railroad serving the Upper Great Plains says hauling pickup trucks by rail has really picked up.
BISMARCK, N.D. — BNSF Railway Co. says it has exceeded its commitment to additional trains hauling fertilizer in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The future of crude oil shipments by train depends on proving to the public that it can be done safely, the head of BNSF Railway Co. said Wednesday.
HELENA — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered BNSF Railway to reinstate workers in Montana and Wyoming, with back pay, after an agency investigation determined the employees were illegally fired after reporting they suffered a back injury at work.
These signs are not uncommon between Minot and Williston, where the BNSF Railway is adding a second main track, one of the largest expansions in the company’s ownership.