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DENT, MN. –  Canadian Pacific Railway cars carrying hazardous materials derailed on Friday, Feb 15, near Dent, Minnesota.


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ST. CLOUD, MN. — The St. Cloud Police Department reported on Saturday, October 27, that a BNSF railroad worker was found on the ground next to railroad cars he was been working on.

Map showing location of a train accident in a St. Cloud, MN rail yard near the 1700 block of Breckenridge Ave where a railroad worker was injured by a passing train on Oct. 27, 2012.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Union Pacific freight train traveling from Chicago to St. Paul on Saturday August 25, derailed on railroad tracks owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

A Union Pacific train derailed in St. Paul, MN under the 7th St bridge just north of I-94 on August 25, 2012. Photo credit:

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — BNSF agreed to pay a $29M settlement to the families of four young people who tragically died in a train crash in Anoka on the night of Sept. 26, 2003. One of the victims, 23-year old Brian Frazier of Newport, was driving the car when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hit the car at a rail crossing. Frazier and three others were killed.

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FRIDLEY, MN – A Northstar commuter freight train derailed when BNSF tracks failed near Fridley Station at around 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16 injuring two railroad workers and spilling corn and diesel fuel into Rice Creek at Locke Lake.

Photo Credit: Emily Bina

According to the Fridley Patch, Northstar commuter rail service between Big Lake and Minneapolis was cancelled today and is expected to remain out-of-service until Tuesday morning, July 19. Track is impassable due to a freight train derailment near Fridley Station which occurred around 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. ... Read More

BRAINERD, MN – Twenty BNSF rail cars carrying coal derailed on Sunday, July 10, five miles east of Highway 25 overpass near Brainerd, MN. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. in a remote area by Loerch Road, at Mile Post 111 in Oak Law Township.

The train, with 121 loaded coal cars and three locomotives, originated in Montana and was traveling east to Superior, Wis. ... Read More

BRIMSON, MN – Five railroad workers were injured in a head-on collision between two Canadian National ore trains in Brimson, Minnesota, an unincorporated community in Ault Township.

Two Canadian National ore trains collide head-on injuring 5 railroad employees in Brimson, MN.

The train crash occurred in a section of tracks about 15 miles north of Two Harbors, MN on Thursday evening, September 28, 2010 at about 4:00 p.m. off Lake County Road 14 near Highland Lake. ... Read More

COON RAPIDS MN – A Burlington-Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad worker was killed when he was struck by a Northstar commuter train in Coon Rapids, MN on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. The train was bound for Minneapolis at the time of the incident.

BNSF railroad worker killed by Northstar commuter train in Coon Rapids, MN on September 1, 2010. Photo credit: Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Coon Rapids is in Anoka County, Minnesota in the east-central part of the state about 11 miles north of Minneapolis. ... Read More

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