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GREAT FALLS — Hazmat crews in Great Falls said a minor chemical fume leak in a rail car is under control and crews are making temporary repairs.
Three city employees who were disciplined last year for taking goods from the landfill are complaining that the city refused to punish firefighters engaged in similar activities.
In mid-July, a year after Anna Vasquez lost many of her most prized possessions in a train wreck on the plains of northern Montana, she received a surprising phone call.
A street fair on Wednesday marked the end of the summer reading program at the Glendive Public Library.
SEATTLE — The Sierra Club is suing Burlington Northern Santa Fe in federal court in Seattle over coal dust that blows off trains into Washington rivers and Puget Sound.
Eighty-four veterans from across the state will be boarding the fourth Big Sky Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning.
The quickest way to move Powder River Basin coal to Asia is through Washington and Oregon, and multiple coal producers have teamed with export and rail companies to propose shipping facilities throughout the Pacific Northwest.
HELENA — BNSF Railway officials say crews early Saturday reopened the main rail route across northern Montana after two freight trains derailed the previous day near Glacier National Park.
“Welcome aboard,” children were told Saturday evening as they entered the historic Billings Depot on Montana Avenue. “Here’s your ticket to the North Pole on the Polar Express.”
TACOMA, Wash. — The oil boom in the Great Plains states is affecting refineries, ports and other businesses in Washington.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will continue shipping millions of barrels of crude oil from the prolific Bakken oil play even if the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is built, BNSF’s chief executive told a Billings audience.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will continue shipping millions of barrels of crude oil from the prolific Bakken oil play even if the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is built, BNSF’s chief executive said Wednesday in Billings.
We assisted the Western Organization of Resource Councils in the development of a report titled Heavy Traffic Ahead, which looked into the question of how coal would be transported by rail from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana to the proposed export terminals in Oregon and Washi…
Communities along the 1,000 mile-plus route from coal fields in Montana and Wyoming to potential Pacific Coast terminals are divided by more than just the tracks.
Montana Rail Link tracks bisect Stillwater County from Park City to Reed Point. On an average day, about 15 trains pass through, most of them carrying something other than coal. They can tie up crossings up and down the line, and occasionally back up traffic on Highway 78 as it approaches Co…
BUTTE — A legislative interim committee has a suggestion for communities apprehensive about additional train traffic that could result from possible increases in coal shipments from Montana and Wyoming to the West Coast: route the trains through Butte.
With a $40,000 financial boost, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will help nearly 100 World War II veterans will make the inaugural flight to Washington, D.C., to visit their memorial in June.
The old Northern Pacific Depot in Miles City has a new lease on life.
A decade ago, when Steve Bury and his family, drawn by the dinosaur digs, moved from Seattle to Glendive, the city's business district was a ghost town.
LIBBY -- Two Libby-area residents escaped injury on Wednesday morning when their 1991 Jeep Cherokee was struck by a northbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train after becoming stuck in the deep gravel along the train tracks.