BNSF Acknowledges Iowa Derailment Was Flood Related

Article 0 Comments BNSF Railway has acknowledged that flooding played a role in a derailment that loosed thousands of gallons of oil into northwest Iowa floodwaters. Railroad spokesman Andy Williams wouldn’t say whether the train engineer knew or should have known about washed-out tracks mentioned in a preliminary federal report […]

Damage Cap Upheld in Fatal 2015 North Dakota School/Bus Train Crash

Article 0 Comments The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a $500,000 cap on damages in a 2015 fatal school bus-train crash near Larimore. The bus driver and a student died when the Larimore school bus with 13 students collided with a BNSF Railway train on Jan. 5, 2015, at […]