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Guest opinion: BNSF works with local officials for public safety

At BNSF Railway, we take public safety seriously and understand that communities want to know what materials may be moving through their towns in order to ensure that adequate precautions can be taken. That’s why BNSF has long provided detailed information about all hazardous material shipme…

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Gazette opinion: Federal, state officials perform a miracle

Gazette opinion: Federal, state officials perform a miracle

Federal and state transportation officials have performed a miracle before our own eyes.

June 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Logjam of Montana grain shipments improves

Logjam of Montana grain shipments improves

After months of delays, the logjam of Montana grain waiting to ship by train to Pacific ports is beginning to break.

June 23, 2014 5:07 pmLoading…
U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog

U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog

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.

June 23, 2014 2:53 pm
Washington residents rail against Bakken oil shipments

Washington residents rail against Bakken oil shipments

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.

June 17, 2014 4:13 pmLoading…
Wheat trains rolling after winter delays

Wheat trains rolling after winter delays

Montana wheat shipments to Pacific Northwest ports continue to improve after a cold, sluggish winter for BNSF trains.

June 02, 2014 5:28 pm Related Loading…

BNSF Railway exceeds fertilizer delivering goal

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.

June 02, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…

BNSF hauling 240 pickup trucks daily to N.D., Minnesota

BISMARCK, N.D. — The head of the biggest railroad serving the Upper Great Plains says hauling pickup trucks by rail has really picked up.

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BNSF says it has exceeded fertilizer shipping commitment

BISMARCK, N.D. — BNSF Railway Co. says it has exceeded its commitment to additional trains hauling fertilizer in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana.

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BNSF: Future of crude by rail depends on safety

BNSF: Future of crude by rail depends on safety

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.

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OSHA orders BNSF to reinstate 2 workers, back pay

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.

May 20, 2014 10:56 amLoading…
Greg Bruhn

Greg Bruhn

Greg Bruhn

May 19, 2014 6:43 amLoading…
Road closed

Road closed

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.

May 19, 2014 6:38 amLoading…
Concrete rail ties

Concrete rail ties

These concrete rail ties are piled up just outside Stanley alongside the BNSF Railway expansion project. The rail giant is building a second track between Minot and Glasgow, Mont., that is expected to be partly done late this fall and completely done next year.

May 19, 2014 6:39 amLoading…
Stretch of track near Ross

Stretch of track near Ross

This stretch of track near Ross seems to be isolated from the track, but will eventually be part of the project when it's complete, potentially sometime later this year.

May 19, 2014 6:41 amLoading…
Ross rail yard

Ross rail yard

The Ross rail yard is a destination for as many as 10,000 BNSF Railway cars every year to serve a complex of frack, pipe and agriculture companies clustered at Ross.

May 19, 2014 6:42 amLoading…
North Dakota roads

North Dakota roads

A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

May 19, 2014 6:38 amLoading…
Railroad construction

Railroad construction

Railroad construction now with gigantic specialized equipment that throws down ties and threads the iron track looks nothing like the historical construction with steam shovels and men swinging pick axes.

May 19, 2014 6:35 amLoading…
Growing pains as BNSF Railway beefs up service

Growing pains as BNSF Railway beefs up service

ROSS, N.D. — The small incorporated hamlet of Ross is squeezed by one of North Dakota’s busiest highways on one side and railroad line on the other.

May 19, 2014 6:33 am Photos

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Senators ask BNSF for better Montana service

Rail shipping delays are hurting Montana's economy and need to improve, the state's U.S. senators told BNSF on Friday.

May 02, 2014 5:46 pmLoading…

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