FRA Requiring BNGR to Discontinue Operation

Written by Carolina Worrell, Senior Editor
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an emergency order requiring Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad (BNGR), a Class III railroad headquartered in Blackwell, Okla., to "discontinue operation of all trains, locomotives and any other on-track rail vehicles or equipment under any circumstances," stating that the short line is operating with “a complete disregard for the safety of the public.”

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