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April 9, 2017
No one injured in train derailment west of Fergus Falls Sunday morning
FERGUS FALLS - No one was injured when a train derailed west of Fergus Falls early Sunday morning, officials said. The Otter Tail County Dispatch...
April 9, 2017 - 2:23pm
November 4, 2015
Heat ruled cause of Montana derailments
November 4, 2015 - 6:54am
May 7, 2015
Crews better-trained, but oil train fires overwhelm
FARGO—Local fire chiefs say their crews are better-prepared for a fiery train derailment since the 2013 accident near Casselton—but...
May 7, 2015 - 6:51am
April 13, 2015
Lawsuit over oil train fire debated
FARGO—BNSF Railway, owner of an oil tanker train that derailed near Casselton and exploded in 2013, says that federal law may shield it from a civil lawsuit filed last month by the train's engineer. Any injuries suffered by the engineer, Bryan Thompson of Fargo, "are the...
April 13, 2015 - 7:02am
March 3, 2015
Engineer from California train derailment has died, police say
LOS ANGELES - A 62-year-old train engineer who was hospitalized after a train crash and derailment last week in Southern California h
March 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
July 5, 2014
Boeing 737 fuselages damaged in train derailment
SEATTLE - A train derailment in Montana this week damaged a shipment of jetliner fuselages and other large parts on its way to Boeing Co factories in Washington state from Spirit Aerosystems, Boeing said on Saturday. It was not yet known if the accident might affect production...
July 5, 2014 - 5:00pm
May 2, 2014
Derailed CSX train carried Bakken oil
LYNCHBURG, Virginia — The CSX Corp train that derailed and erupted in flames in Lynchburg, Virginia, was carrying crude from the Bakken shale in North Dakota, the kind of oil involved in several other fiery derailments, the railroad said on Thursday. The consignment of oil, more...
May 2, 2014 - 6:26am
May 1, 2014
Train derailment; Train carrying oil derails in Virginia in fiery blast
NEW YORK — A CSX Corp. train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, on Wednesday, spilling oil...
May 1, 2014 - 7:17am
January 8, 2014
Train carrying oil derails, catches fire in New Brunswick, Canada
A Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude oil derailed and caught fire on Tuesday in northwest New Brunswick,
January 8, 2014 - 10:30am
January 4, 2014
Officials meet with BNSF on rail safety
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple met with BNSF Railway CEO Matt Rose on Friday to discuss Monday’s train derailment near Casselton, N.D., and ways to enhance rail shipment of North Dakota crude oil. “We’re going to pursue this until we’re satisfied that the appropriate measures...
January 4, 2014 - 7:37am
January 3, 2014
Claims come in from Casselton crash
FARGO – After hightailing it to Fargo while a plume of black smoke hovered over his city earlier this week, Gary McKenzie of Casselton walked...
January 3, 2014 - 7:11am
January 2, 2014
Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
January 2, 2014 - 1:10pm
Railcars in North Dakota crude train crash older, less safe-investigators
FARGO - The railcars carrying crude oil that crashed into a derailed grain train in NorthDakota on Monday were all older types that...
January 2, 2014 - 10:00am
Burning question: How to safely ship Bakken oil?
CASSELTON, N.D. — Casselton Mayor Ed McConnell was a quarter-mile away from the blaze that erupted after Monday’s train collision and could...
January 2, 2014 - 7:16am
Derailment point located
CASSELTON, N.D. — Investigators of Monday’s train collision and fire have determined the point of the derailment and say a broken axle will...
January 2, 2014 - 7:12am