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Boeing 737 fuselages damaged in Montana train derailment

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 officials said on Saturday.
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Train carrying crude derails in Virginia, bursts into flame

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – A CSX Corp. train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Va., on Wednesday, with several tank cars spilling oil into the nearby James River, city officials said.

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Burned-out rail cars sit as monument to Casselton crash

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – A train crawls west through Casselton, past an ethanol plant on its right and the burned-out and mangled wreckage of a train crash to the left.

Two charred locomotives sit side-by-side just north of the tracks where they collided wit…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Report puts Casselton train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil and causing $6.1 million in damage, according to a preliminary report released&nbsp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Report puts Casselton train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil and causing $6.1 million in damage, according to a preliminary report released&nbsp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crew member who thought train carried ethanol was on train carrying soybeans

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON — The crew member who thought the cars engulfed in flames after a train wreck near Casselton last week were hauling ethanol —not crude oil — was on board the other train carrying soybeans, a BNSF official says.
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Crew member who thought train carried ethanol was on train carrying soybeans

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON — The crew member who thought the cars engulfed in flames after a train wreck near Casselton last week were hauling ethanol —not crude oil — was on board the other train carrying soybeans, a BNSF official says.
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Heitkamp seeks information on derailments near Casselton

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is asking federal regulators for more information on the history of train derailments near Casselton, where a derailment caused a fiery explosion last week.

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Heitkamp seeks information on derailments near Casselton

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is asking federal regulators for more information on the history of train derailments near Casselton, where a derailment caused a fiery explosion last week.

In a statement, Heitkamp said she asked the Federal Rail…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Canadian oil train derails, burns after brakes activated

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

TORONTO – A Canadian National Railway train carrying crude oil and propane derailed and caught fire in New Brunswick on Tuesday night after the emergency brakes were activated, federal safety officials said on Wednesday.

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