Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Less than three weeks after the explosive train derailment and collision in Casselton, lawmakers are hard at work trying to figure out how to make rail transportation safer.
The North Dakota delegation, governor, local mayors, and law enforcement met with BNSF officials to talk about how to prevent derailments.
Casselton, ND (WDAY TV) - Ever since the train accident, people have been paying out of pocket to help cover evacuation expenses.
But if you saved your receipts, you're lucky BNSF has opened its claims center.
The BNSF claims center is open in Casselton where people are lining up to get back a piece of the cash this fiery crash has cost them.
Casselton, ND (WDAY TV) - If you've lost money from Casselton's train accident, be it hotel, food, even work, BNSF's claim center is now open.
Thursday is the first day people could line up to try to get back some of the money they had to spend.
Most of the crowd was filing smaller personal claims, and brought receipts to prove their spending.
Homeowners from just yards away from the big spill got quite a surprise: Some had to hear the news from their family. Dozens of homes sit just on the east side of the Jamestown rail yard, within view of where the cars derailed, but some didn't hear a thing! And as luck would have it, the couple's home is the same as what over-turned near their backyard.
Detroit Lakes, Minn. (WDAY TV) - An apparent deal has been reached that will finally finish a quiet zone in Detroit Lakes.
WDAY Staff Reports
, November 02, 2009
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