SANDPOINT, Idaho — Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad wants to build a second bridge in northern Idaho to handle an expected increase in traffic that includes coal and oil trains.
GREAT FALLS — One person died Friday after three BSNF Railway locomotives collided with a pickup truck Friday at a crossing near Stockett southeast of Great Falls.
HELENA — The rail line across northern Montana is back in service, after being closed by a freight train derailment Wednesday morning.
HELENA — A freight train hauling soybeans derailed about 10 miles west of Malta, spilling some of the freight and closing the main rail line along northern Montana.
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.
HELENA — The main rail route across northern Montana was closed Friday after two freight trains derailed near Glacier National Park. No one was injured and no freight spilled, BNSF Railway officials said.
SHERIDAN — A train struck and killed a 61-year-old man who was walking on the tracks in Sheridan.
GREAT FALLS — Crews are working to get 12 cars of a freight train back on track after they derailed in Great Falls.
ISMAY — A Montana rail line is open again three days after a freight train's derailment caused six cars carrying a fuel additive to explode in a fiery cloud.
BNSF Railway Co. expects to hire about 140 people and invest $111 million maintaining and improving its rail tracks across Montana this year.
The old Northern Pacific Depot in Miles City has a new lease on life.
HELENA — BNSF Railway officials say a single flatbed car got away from a bridge crew working about 40 miles southeast of Great Falls and traveled 11 miles down the tracks and five miles back before being stopped by a rail crane.
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.
TIBER - Railroad officials say one person has died after a crash between a freight train and a vehicle at a crossing in northern Montana, about five miles west of Chester.
HELENA — A freight train with its whistle blowing derailed Tuesday in northeastern Montana after colliding with a semitrailer that had pulled across tracks at a private crossing between Bainville and Culbertson, a BNSF Railway spokesman said.
GLASGOW — Railroad tracks are open again along a busy Montana line after a large derailment was cleared way.
GREAT FALLS — Two BNSF employees were injured when a freight train rear-ended another train and derailed just south of Great Falls.
The Glasgow area has survived the highest water in its recorded history and the Milk River is receding, officials said Friday, while hundreds of residents near Roundup along the Musselshell River remain stranded due to floodwaters.
All Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Montana Rail Link tracks across Montana will be operating by early Thursday evening after flood damage near Laurel and Livingston was repaired.
Because of heavy rains, train and highway transportation across south central Montana remained gridlocked much of Wednesday. But conditions improved as the rain eased up.