A BNSF freight train derailed near Casselton, N.D., prompting authorities to evacuate 300 people as a precaution, The Associated Press reported. Video of the train wreck showed what appeared to be a massive explosion. Click here for more about the derailment.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway (AGR), a RailAmerica Inc. company, is now serving a new crude oil-unloading terminal developed by Genesis Energy L.P. The Walnut Hill, Fla., terminal, which started service on Aug. 13 is designed to receive approximately 100-car unit trains of crude oil via the AGR from various shale regions in the U.S. and Canada. After being transported in unit trains along the AGR, the crude oil will be off-loaded into fixed storage tanks and then injected into an existing Genesis Energy, L.P. pipeline for direct deliveries to one refinery customer and indirect delivery,