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13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Oil train lines .

I was talking with Meteor Blades the other day about oil , oil trains , insurance ... Where / who was hauling oil came up .

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Related Topix: Railroads, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, Texas

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Rail CEOs to Investors: "Bomb Trains" Safe At Almost Any Speed

Burlington Northern Santa Fe recently said it would proceed with plans to increase speeds for oil-by-rail unit trains in Devil's Lake, N.D. to 60 MPH from 30 MPH, despite opposition from local officials.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Train Disaster, CSX, Lynchburg, VA, US News, Liberal Political News

Reuters

COLUMN-Why railroads are taking a fresh look at natural gas: Kemp

Gas-fuelled locomotives are not a new idea. Plymouth Locomotive Company built the first propane-fuelled rail engine as early as 1936.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Global Warming

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Rail Safety Group Seeking More Concessions

The offer from Burlington Northern to the city of La Crosse apparently won't be the last word on whether a second set of tracks gets built through the city.

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Related Topix: Railroads, La Crosse, WI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Body found near Nelson is missing Cranbrook man

The inset map above shows the approximate area where the body was found, on the Svoboda Road access to the Burlington Northern trail.

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Related Topix: Railroads

KHQ-TV Spokane

Freight train hits teen on tracks at Bellingham

A 17-year-old boy who was sitting between the rails of a railroad track was knocked aside when he was hit by a freight train.

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Related Topix: Railroads

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Couldn't Have Imagined the Success of This Purchase

Warren Buffett is good at seeing the long-term future of a business, but there's no way he imagined railroads would be this successful.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Railroads, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Texas

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

BSNF Railways Looking To Cut Jobs In Favor Of Computerized Model

Thousands of jobs nation wide, hundreds in Nebraska, are on the line as Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway looks to cut train crews in half.

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Related Topix: Railroads

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

City Mulls Rail Company Offer

The city of La Crosse will review an offer from Burlington Northern to get a move on regarding a new set of tracks.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Railroads

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Valley News Live

Congressional Delegation Meets with BNSF in Fargo

With harvest right around the corner, the grain car shortage continues to be a hot button issue for farmers, elevator operators and the railroad.

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Related Topix: Fargo, ND, Railroads, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven

WAND-TV Decatur

Two killed when struck by Metra commuter train

A spokeswoman for the Metra commuter rail service says two people were killed when they were struck by a train headed for Chicago's Union Station.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Chicago, IL, Aurora, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Carson was too late to be part of a lawsuit against Los Angeles, BNSF

Burlington Northern Santa Fe wants to build a railyard that it says will reduce truck traffic in the Port of Long Beach by utilizing the Alameda Corridor.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Carson, CA, Railroads, Long Beach, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Wilmington, CA

The Fresno Bee

Teen killed by train in Hanford is identified

A boy killed by a freight train early Monday in Hanford was identified by the Kings County Coroner as Manuel Luna, 16. Luna was struck by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train near 11th Avenue and Ivy Street about 2 a.m. while trying to cross the tracks.

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Related Topix: Hanford, CA, Kings County, CA, Railroads

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rail PAC

The Southwest Chief: a "Rose-y" mid-summer update

Report and Commentary by Russ Jackson, RailPAC Opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the RailPAC Board Here it is mid-summer, 2014, and no final decisions have been made about the future of Amtrak's Southwest Chief ; whether it will continue to run on its historic route west of Newton, Kansas to Albuquerque, New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Railroads

Business North

State and federal legislators step in to avoid coal crisis this winter

The federal government is requiring BNSF Railway to send weekly reports showing progress toward reducing a backlog in coal shipments to Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin, Railroads

KMIZ

Body found near railroad tracks in NW Missouri

A man's body has been found near railroad workers near train tracks in northwest Missouri, but a sheriff says the death does not appear suspicious.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Holt County, MO

Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Hathaway: The Last Bargain

Berkshire reports 2Q earnings on August 1st, and while I expect record earnings at Berkshire's non-insurance operating businesses given the combination of a huge volume increase at Burlington Northern, increased earnings at Heinz, and the acquisitions of NV Energy, Phillips Specialty Products, and the remainder of Marmon - my reasons for owning the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services, Railroads

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Free Press

Ready for a change

THE VILLAGE OF Coal City will petition the Will County Governmental League for $2 million in federal Surface Transportation Program funds to reconstruct South Broadway from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail crossing north to Division Street.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL, Will County, IL, Railroads

SFGate

Corrections, July 30

A story that started on the Front Page about proposed changes to the California rail system incorrectly reported the destination of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe oil train that runs through the Feather River Canyon and Central Valley.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Martinez, CA

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

3 Reasons Why Railroads Are One of Warren Buffett's Best Investments

In 2009 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought out on of the largest rail transport companies in the world-Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Railroads, Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern

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