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A fire from a train derailment burns uncontrollably as seen in this aerial photograph Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. (AP Photo/The Forum, Michael Vosburg)

Broken axle found at scene of ND derailment

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal investigators said Wednesday they have recovered a broken axle at the scene of an oil train derailment and fire in southeastern North Dakota but don’t know yet whether it caused […]

01/01/2014

A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment on Dec 30, 2013, in Casselton, N.D. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)

Mayor: ND town dodged a bullet in crude explosion

CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — A southeastern North Dakota town narrowly escaped tragedy when a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded nearby, the mayor said Tuesday, calling for changes in how the fuel is transported […]

12/31/2013

Los Angeles Harbor Commission: Pictured (from left): Commissioner Robin Kramer, Commissioner Dr. Sung Won Sohn, President Cindy Miscikowski, Vice President David Arian, and Commissioner Douglas P. Krause. (Photo: The Port of Los Angeles)

LA harbor commissioners OK $500M rail project

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Harbor Commissioners voted Thursday to move ahead with a $500 million rail project to transfer cargo inland by rail from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

03/08/2013

Amtrak: Crossing gate down in Calif. train crash

HANFORD, Calif. (AP) – An Amtrak official says the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit a passenger train at a Central Valley railroad crossing, derailing the train and injuring dozens of people. […]

10/02/2012