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June 9, 2017
ND rail bottlenecks have eased since oil slowdown
BISMARCK—In 2014, railcar space was prime real estate that was high in demand. A conglomerate of factors had come together to bottleneck...
June 9, 2017 - 5:50pm
April 13, 2017
It will take a major expansion to the rail infrastructure at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park to accommodate the planned...
April 13, 2017 - 6:39am
March 2, 2016
BNSF to improve N.D. tracks
BNSF Railway Co.’s 2016 capital expenditure program in North Dakota will be more than $100 million, the company announced Tuesday. This year’s plan in North Dakota is primarily focused on maintenance projects that help ensure BNSF continues to operate a safe and reliable network...
March 2, 2016 - 6:57am
September 7, 2015
Rail rail shipments decline as pipeline shipments increase
BISMARCK—Lower oil prices mean less oil leaves North Dakota by rail and more oil departs by pipeline as producers have less incentive to seek better prices at coastal refineries. The unheralded shift has been dramatic, with the state's oil production plateauing with the...
September 7, 2015 - 7:06am
July 30, 2015
N.D. PSC likely to complete deal for state-run rail inspection program
BISMARCK — North Dakota regulators have signed a deal with the Federal Railroad Administration that will allow the state to launch a rail safety program funded by the Legislature and proposed after a fiery oil train derailment near Casselton in 2013. The agreement signed...
July 30, 2015 - 6:51am
June 24, 2015
Fines or shutdown loom for U.S. railroads over tech deadline
WASHINGTON - U.S. commuter and freight railroads may be forced to suspend service or face daily fines beginning Jan. 1, unless Congress extends its year-end deadline for implementing new safety technology, lawmakers were told on Wednesday. The top U.S. railroad regulator...
June 24, 2015 - 4:49pm
May 7, 2015
Oil that caught fire on N. Dakota train was less volatile than new rules
WILLISTON, N.D. - The crude oil aboard a BNSF train that derailed in central North Dakota on Wednesday caught fire even though it was less flammable than required by a new state law that took effect last month. Test results sent to federal investigators and seen by Reuters...
May 7, 2015 - 3:44pm
Train derailment: Exploding oil cars, black smoke force evacuation of small town
HEIMDAL, N.D. — Curt Benson was in the middle of his morning shave when an explosion sent vibrations through his house on Main Street here...
May 7, 2015 - 6:59am
May 4, 2015
North American rail industry angered by new brake rule
U.S. regulators took on the powerful rail industry on Friday, announcing plans to require expensive, high-tech braking technology the railways insist is unproven and unreliable. Regulators say the new electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes could reduce the severity...
May 4, 2015 - 2:36pm
April 25, 2015
Committee compromises on rail safety program
BISMARCK — A committee of House and Senate lawmakers agreed Friday to insert money back into a new state-run railroad safety program that was cut from the North Dakota Public Service Commission's budget earlier this month. The conference committee restored...
April 25, 2015 - 7:14am
April 23, 2015
Rail safety program agreement nearly complete
BISMARCK — A committee of House and Senate lawmakers is close to reaching consensus on partially restoring a proposed state-run rail safety program that was cut from the North Dakota Public Service Commission's budget earlier this month. The House Appropriations...
April 23, 2015 - 6:46am
April 2, 2015
Rail data reveals volume of crude headed east
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota sends more oil by rail to East Coast refineries than all other areas of the country combined, says new data from the Energy Information Administration. The United States now ships more than 1 million barrels of oil per day by rail,...
April 2, 2015 - 6:55am
March 18, 2015
Energy industry: U.S. railroads must answer for oil train mishaps
WASHINGTON — The rail industry is chiefly responsible for preventing oil train accidents and U.S. regulators must do more to keep trains on...
March 18, 2015 - 7:10am
March 17, 2015
High-speed rail plan advances in Minn.
Forum News Service ST. PAUL —Environmental impact statements are planned for options of proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Monday said that the proposal will undergo a two-step environmental...
March 17, 2015 - 7:13am
Franken wants oil safety study
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants a study about the safety of carrying western North Dakota crude oil through Minnesota. The Minnesota Democrat pressed the Federal Railroad Administration to make the oil less volatile before it is shipped.
March 17, 2015 - 7:04am