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September 5, 2014
Rail concerns: Surface Transportation Board hearing addresses issues
FARGO — The U.S. Surface Transportation Board made history in North Dakota on Thursday, holding its first field hearing in the state, and packing in a crowd of testifiers and onlookers concerned about whether railroads can make the trains run on time. Board Chairman Daniel R. Elliott...
September 5, 2014 - 5:43am
August 22, 2014
Fedorchak touts PSC proposal to fund state rail safety program
FARGO — Julie Fedorchak, a member of the North Dakota Public Service Commission, appeared Thursday in Fargo to promote the commission’s proposal to add a rail safety program to supplement federal inspections. Fedorchak, a Republican appointee who faces a challenge from Democrat...
August 22, 2014 - 5:47am
July 28, 2014
CP pressured to provide more information on delays
GRAND FORKS — With pressure already on BNSF Railway to put a stop to delays of grain shipments in North Dakota, attention now shifts to Canadian Pacific Railway. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., sent a letter last week to CP urging the company to release more information on the...
July 28, 2014 - 7:05am
July 10, 2014
CN Rail accident disrupts Canadian passenger train service
TORONTO, July 10 (Reuters) - A Canadian National Railway freight train derailed within the city limits of
July 10, 2014 - 11:23am
July 4, 2014
CN train derails near Whitecourt, Alberta; no leaks - fire chief
TORONTO, July 4 (Reuters) - A Canadian National Railway train carrying crude, gravel and lumber derailed near Whitecourt, Alberta
July 4, 2014 - 9:27am
June 26, 2014
40-plus oil trains pass through Cass weekly
FARGO — More than 40 trains, each a mile long, hauling 3 million-plus gallons of Bakken crude, pass through Cass County every week — the most crude-by-rail traffic in North Dakota, according to documents released Wednesday by state officials. A May 7 executive order from the...
June 26, 2014 - 6:59am
June 14, 2014
Freight derailment forces Amtrak detour in Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amtrak’s Empire Builder train riders Friday got a major detour through west-central Minnesota due to a freight train derailment...
June 14, 2014 - 8:00am
June 13, 2014
Say ‘no’ to oil train secrecy
North Dakota is steeped in a tradition of open government records and meetings, and therefore should resist mightily efforts by the BNSF Railway to hide from the public information about how much Bakken crude oil the railroad moves and where. The disclosure requirement was ordered...
June 13, 2014 - 6:14am
June 7, 2014
N.D. resisting BNSF push to keep oil-by-rail volume secret
BISMARCK — BNSF Railway, the nation’s main mover of crude oil by rail, has pressured North Dakota and other states to sign confidentiality agreements barring public release of estimates of how much Bakken crude they move and where — a new requirement from the federal government. A...
June 7, 2014 - 10:23am
May 22, 2014
BNSF chairman: Progress being made on delays
BISMARCK — A top BNSF executive said Wednesday the railroad is catching up with a backlog of fertilizer shipments and orders to move North...
May 22, 2014 - 6:59am
May 3, 2014
Oil-by-rail sector mostly ignoring call for data
WASHINGTON — Few oil-by-rail shippers have heeded calls for information to prevent dangerous mishaps on the tracks, the U.S.
May 3, 2014 - 8:03am
April 25, 2014
Senator discusses rail shipping problems
Shipping oil and agricultural products by rail in North Dakota is not likely to end anytime soon in North Dakota, according to U.S. Sen. Heidi...
April 25, 2014 - 6:46am
New rail standards: New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. — The U.S.
April 25, 2014 - 6:43am
April 24, 2014
Canada to phase out old railway oil tankers
OTTAWA — Canada will require that older rail cars used for carrying crude oil be phased out by May 2017, the government said on Wednesday, moving ahead of the United States to ban the controversial cars in light of burgeoning oil-by-rail traffic and a deadly accident last year. The...
April 24, 2014 - 7:07am
April 22, 2014
Oil train regs front and center
As reflected in Sen. Al Franken’s, D-Minn., visit to Moorhead this week, senators from Minnesota and North Dakota are on the same page regarding railroad safety. The senators and other policymakers at every level of government had their attention focused in the past year by oil...
April 22, 2014 - 7:12am