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July 3, 2017
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
May 12, 2017
Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter
The engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, Pennsylvania Attorney General...
May 12, 2017 - 8:18pm
April 14, 2017
If Trump's budget passes, Amtrak service could end in ND, MN
FARGO — North Dakota, Minnesota and other states could be without Amtrak service if a proposal in President Donald Trump's budget becomes...
April 14, 2017 - 10:25pm
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot ND snowbank
RUGBY, N.D. -- On the fourth attempt, an Amtrak train carrying 111 passengers that was stuck almost 13 hours in a 25-foot northern North Dakota...
March 8, 2017 - 10:06pm
May 12, 2016
Commentary: Amtrak helps government derail
In 1906, Leonor Loree, an accomplished railroad executive, examined the dilapidated Kansas City Southern Railroad that he had been hired to rehabilitate....
May 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 6, 2015
Amtrak says it would suspend national rail service without safety extension
WASHINGTON - Amtrak has told U.S. lawmakers that it will suspend service on its national network in mid-December unless Congress extends a Dec. 31 deadline for implementing advanced safety technology, according to an Oct. 5 letter from Amtrak reviewed by Reuters. The...
October 6, 2015 - 2:56pm
July 15, 2015
BNSF train derails in far northeast Montana, delays Amtrak service
WOLF POINT, Mont. -- Cleanup crews were working overnight near Wolf Point, Mont., after a BNSF Railway train derailment Tuesday after
July 15, 2015 - 10:44am
May 20, 2015
Letter: The dangers of one-crew trains
Have you noticed most news reports about the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia have left out the important question “Why weren’t there two crew members in the cab of that locomotive?” It’s because the larger focus has been on the delay of implementing new technology...
May 20, 2015 - 2:00am
October 1, 2014
Search for a rail congestion cure
ST. PAUL — A soybean farmers from southwestern Minnesota and an official of a taconite mine in the northeast, and more than a dozen others,...
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
September 24, 2014
Rail delays upset lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota Legislature transportation leaders told the federal Surface Transportation Board on Wednesday that North Dakota crude oil is forcing delays on Amtrak’s Empire Builder. The train carries passengers from Chicago to the northwestern United States, including...
September 24, 2014 - 11:10pm
June 13, 2014
Amtrak's detours Empire Builder passenger train passing through region this afternoon
WILLMAR - Amtrak’s Empire Builder train riders are getting a major detour through west central Minnesota today due to a freight train derailment...
June 13, 2014 - 2:16pm
January 1, 2011
BNSF: Amtrak services suspended in western Minn., N.D. and Mont. due to weather
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...
January 1, 2011 - 7:21pm
October 13, 2010
Pickup crashes into Amtrak passenger train in ND, two hospitalized in Minot
KNOX, N.D. (AP) - Two hunters from Wisconsin were injured when they crashed into an Amtrak passenger train in North Dakota. Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm told the Grand Forks Herald that none of the train crew or 234 passengers was hurt in the Tuesday morning crash near Knox in northeast...
October 13, 2010 - 7:44am
August 21, 2009
Letter: Fair transportation funding
In response to "On Amtrak," on page A4 in the Aug. 11 issue of the West Central Tribune, I, being a railroad travel advocate, will address the issue. Picture, if you will, that total transportation appropriations come from a tank of water that can hold a few hundred gallons of water...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am