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