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BNSF: Amtrak services suspended in western Minn., N.D. and Mont. due to weather

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SEATTLE (AP) -- A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman says icy weather has backed up trains on New Year's Day and forced it to halt Amtrak service on its tracks across Montana and North Dakota.

BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says traffic has been slowed by snow, freezing temperatures and winds that have pushed wind chills into the minus-20s and lower.

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