Amtrak http://wrkf.org en Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails http://wrkf.org/post/amtrak-fights-big-oil-use-rails Oil business in North Dakota is creating some big headaches for Amtrak travelers. Trains on the popular Empire Builder route between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest are often delayed for hours.<p>One reason for the congestion is an influx of trains hauling crude oil across the Northern Plains.<p>The delays are becoming so bad that a passenger group now wants the U.S. transportation secretary to intervene.<p><strong>Frozen Before Ice Fishing</strong><p>Among the disgruntled customers are ice fishers trying to get to Devils Lake, N.D. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:22:00 +0000 David Schaper 22207 at http://wrkf.org Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails