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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

AmTrak Passengers Get A Little Off Track

 

Fay Nelsen / For The Courier

The westbound Empire Builder was delayed more than three hours Monday when two of its cars went off the track. Just one passenger was reported treated for minor injuries.

Passengers traveling from Williston, N.D., toward Glasgow felt a jostle and a shake on Monday, April 28, near Bainville. The Amtrak Empire Builder train with 11 cars and two locomotives was disabled going over a switch around 2:28 p.m.

Amtrak officials said that the back two cars were disabled and that the train was delayed three and a half hours. Only one passenger, out of the 117 on board, was treated for injuries and released. Amtrak will continue to investigate the cause, along with the owners of the track BNSF.

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