Montana Rail Link
HELENA — The city of Helena is asking Montana Rail Link to help fund a means to route Montana Avenue traffic above or below the railroad tracks as a way to lessen the impacts of closing another city street.
MISSOULA — Montana Rail Link has made changes in the way it moves trains in the wake of two nonfatal collisions in and around Missoula late last year.
MISSOULA — An early Tuesday morning train collision in the Missoula rail yard resulted in the derailments of 30 empty tank cars but no injuries or spills.
The 21st Street underpass may reopen by the end of the week after the bridge was damaged by a vehicle.
Montana Rail Link crew members point out damage on their train after it struck a vehicle at 3rd Avenue S. and State Avenue on Friday.afternoon.The car left the scene after being hit and spinning away from the moving train.
A car was able to be driven away Friday afternoon after a Montana Rail Link engine struck it at the intersection of State Avenue and Jackson Street.
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Many American cities, including several in Montana, are ill-prepared to deal with the safety challenges of increased rail traffic, concluded a federal government report released Friday.
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.
The former Granary restaurant reopened Monday in Billings with a revamped menu, a casual taproom for beer lovers and a new banner.
ALBERTON — Key parts of Boeing jetliners remained among the wreckage along Montana Rail Link tracks west of here Monday, at a time when demand for them has never been higher.
MISSOULA — Crews on Saturday continued to clean up debris from a Montana Rail Link freight train that derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down an embankment and into the Clark Fork River.
MISSOULA − A Montana Rail Link freight train has derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River.
David Newman, accompanied by Billings Fire Department firefighters, entered a locomotive Wednesday afternoon to explain the basics of running a train.
Billings Fire Department’s Battalion Chief Boyd Vopel, left, and Pepper Valdez talk with Montana Rail Link’s Dave Newman during a safety training session for the firefighters in Billings on Wednesday.
Montana Rail Link’s Dave Newman, at right, tells Billings firefighters Joe Sands, center, and Levi Bogunovich about train engines during a training session for Billings firefighters on Wednesday.
Missoula Police Sgt. J.C. Denton escorts Will Genadek away from Montana Rail Link tracks near Madison Street on Sunday as a coal train approaches. Genadek and six other coal train protesters were cited for disorderly conduct for sitting near the tracks.
MISSOULA — Seven people were cited with disorderly conduct for protesting a Montana Rail Link coal train passing through Missoula on Sunday.
A train car derailed after colliding with a westbound locomotive at around 9 p.m. Monday, shutting down the main line for several hours.
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