STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. lawmaker asks for rail service study
BISMARCKA Jamestown lawmaker wants to see passenger rail service in North Dakota that serves cities along Interstate 94.
Rep. Joe Kroeber, D-Jamestown, is sponsoring a resolution asking the Legislatu... Posted on 2/10/11 at 4:14 PM
RENO, Nev. — Workers wearing hazmat suits dug through burnt-out rail cars and twisted metal Monday at the scene of a horrific collision between a tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train as new details surfaced about the spotty driving record of the man at the wheel of the truck.
By Garance Burke, The Associated Press
, June 27, 2011
An Amtrak official says there are now five passengers unaccounted for after a fiery crash between a semi-truck and train that killed at least six people and injured about 20 others at a crossing in the Nevada desert.
Although the funding is not yet in place, it appears Amtrak’s Empire Builder may be rescued from the flooded Devils Lake Basin.
BNSF Railway, Amtrak and a federal-state coalition agreed Wednesday in Washington, D.C., to split the estimated $97.4 million cost of rebuilding a 17-mile stretch of flood-threatened track and two bridges near Churchs Ferry, N.D.
By Kevin Bonham, Forum Communications Co.
, June 16, 2011
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