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Work continued Monday at the scene of a train derailment in Page. A leaking tanker car containing methanol, also known as wood alcohol, burned at the heart of the wreckage. Dave Olson / The Forum

Crews work to reopen BNSF rail lines after ND derailment

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PAGE, N.D. - Repair crews working around the clock expect to have rail lines open for traffic by early today near this community where 37 train cars derailed Sunday afternoon.

For part of Monday, a leaking tanker car containing methanol, also known as wood alcohol, burned at the heart of the wreckage while crews systematically cleared the area of debris, said to Gus Melonas, a BNSF spokesman.

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