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October 27, 2017
Traffic waits patiently at the rail crossing at 6th Street in downtown Brainerd for a train to pass after it hit a car Friday morning. There were no injuries. Zach Kayser / Forum News Serviceplay button
Coal train hits unoccupied vehicle in downtown Brainerd, causing morning commute headaches
October 27, 2017 - 6:27pm
May 12, 2016
On May 1, Engines idled in the Willmar yard; the view is looking west from the pedestrian bridge. The string of engines run an equal distance to the east. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
BNSF stores train engines in Willmar
May 12, 2016 - 11:31pm
April 13, 2016
Editorial: Willmar Wye project to be valuable to many entities
April 13, 2016 - 8:00am
July 15, 2015
BNSF train derails in far northeast Montana, delays Amtrak service
July 15, 2015 - 10:44am
May 6, 2015
Smoke drifts from oil tanks cars burning near Heimdal, N.D., after the cars derailed about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Photo by Adam Ladwig, Forum News Serviceplay button
Video: BNSF Railway oil tank cars derail, catch fire, N.D. town evacuated
May 6, 2015 - 2:29pm
10:25 a.m. UPDATE: BNSF oil train cars on fire, N.D. town evacuated aftertrain derailment
May 6, 2015 - 10:46am
BNSF oil train detrails, tankers on fire, northeast N.D. town evacuated
May 6, 2015 - 9:52am
A photo from the scene in HEIMDAL, N.D. Photo via KX News.
BNSF Railway train detrails in northeast N.D.
May 6, 2015 - 9:26am
December 1, 2014
Derailed cars from a 90-car eastbound BNSF Railway freight train block the tracks about 6:23 a.m. Monday about four miles northwest of Wadena, Minn. Ten of the cars were empty tankers, while other rail cars contained sugar and corn meal. There was no public health concern, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The cause of the derailment is being determined. Brian Hansel, Forum News Service
Eighteen cars derail on BNSF Railway tracks northwest of Bluffton
December 1, 2014 - 12:12pm
November 14, 2014
BNSF Railway derailment in N.D. snarls train traffic
November 14, 2014 - 8:00am
May 12, 2014
Crews work to clear the debris at the scene of the BNSF derailment. No one was hurt and the incident did not involve any hazardous material or pose a threat to public safety, according to the Cass County MN Sheriff’s Department, when fifty train cars carrying coal derailed at about 11:48 p.m. Sunday in Sylvan Township, west of Pillager, Minn. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
50 coal train cars derail on BNSF Railway line near Pillager
May 12, 2014 - 12:42pm
February 27, 2014
Letter: Good news on railroad safety
February 27, 2014 - 1:00am
A pair of long BNSF freights of tankers and hoppers at rest like hibernating snakes Monday morning in the Willmar railyard. reported the temperature in Willmar early Monday at 15 below and a minus 39 wind chill. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Cold rail yard on a Monday morning
January 27, 2014 - 10:49am
July 8, 2013
The remains of a burnt train are seen in Lac Megantic, July 8, 2013. A driverless, runaway fuel train that exploded in a deadly ball of flames in the center of a small Quebec town started rumbling down an empty track just minutes after a fire crew had extinguished a blaze in one of its parked locomotives, an eyewitness said on Monday. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger
'Oil by rail' is involved in Canadian derailment tragedy, also moving over Minn. railroad lines
July 8, 2013 - 12:47pm
May 7, 2013
A train and a semi-tractor trailer carrying anhydrous ammonia collided west of Murdock, Minn. Traffic was detoured and school kids were evacuated as a precaution.  (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny.)
Swift Co. Sheriff: Elementary school students evacuated to Kerkhoven
May 7, 2013 - 10:42am