- Associated Press - Sunday, February 9, 2014

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - BNSF Railway Co. is using an area in northeastern Minot to stage crude oil tankers.

BNSF spokeswoman Amy McBeth tells the Minot Daily News (https://bit.ly/1iM58Qy ) that the railroad added two tracks last year to the rail yard.

The area has six tracks now that are being used primarily to stage crude oil trains.

The average train count in Minot has risen in the past years. The average train count in Minot at present is about 40 trains in a 24-hour period. In 2009, there were about 33 trains.

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Information from: Minot Daily News, https://www.minotdailynews.com


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