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LNG tankers complete historic rail journey - 9/29/16
NewsMiner.com
By Matt Buxton

FAIRBANKS - Frost vapor filled the air and ice crusted the hoses at Fairbanks Natural Gas’ storage facility in south Fairbanks as history was made Wednesday.

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LNG trailer test results in success - 9/27/16
NewsMiner.com
By Matt Buxton

FAIRBANKS - Last fall’s test of a larger trailer for natural gas was a success for the Interior’s natural gas utility, and there will soon be more on the road.

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Anchorage To Seward Rail Journey One Of The Nation’s Top Ten - 9/26/16
KSRM Radio Group
by Catie Quinn

A ranking of the nation’s best railroad passenger routes puts the Anchorage to Seward trip at number 8.

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Alaska to ship LNG by rail - 9/22/16
UPI.com
By Daniel J. Graeber

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- On Tuesday, an Alaskan rail company said it will become the first of its kind in the United States to haul cargo of liquefied natural gas.

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Mudslide hits Alaska Railroad freight train - 9/16/16
Alaska Dispatch News
By Chris Klint

An Alaska Railroad train was hit by a mudslide near Cantwell early Wednesday, blocking the tracks until the afternoon and requiring passengers aboard stranded trains to be transported by bus.

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Mudslide north of Talkeetna causes delays for Alaska Railroad - 9/15/16
KTNA.org
by Phillip Manning

Passengers traveling along the Alaska Railroad experienced some delays

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Crews clear mudslide from Alaska Railroad tracks; service resumes - 9/15/16
NewsMiner.com
By Dorothy Chomicz

FAIRBANKS - A mudslide just north of Cantwell early Wednesday temporarily stopped train traffic on the Alaska Railroad.

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Solicitation to repaint passenger cars - 9/14/16
AlaskaRailroad.com

Alaska Railroad 521, 522, 523 passenger coach painting; 451 passenger coach repair and painting

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Alaska Railroad to become first in U.S. to haul liquefied natural gas - 9/12/16
Alaska Dispatch News
By Alex DeMarban

Looking for new business opportunities to counter a drop in revenues, the Alaska Railroad Corp. this month will become the first railroad in the U.S. to ship liquefied natural gas, in a demonstration project that could help deliver cheaper energy to Fairbanks.

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Alaska Railroad runs on dwindling revenue - 9/9/16
Alaska Dispatch News
By Steve Haycox

It seems everyone in Alaska loves the Alaska Railroad. The blue and yellow engines and the "Vista Dome" passenger cars excite a sense of romance for many people.

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'Rotting garbage' causes fire on barge in Duwamish Waterway - 9/6/16
KomoNews.com
By KOMO Staff

SEATTLE - A fire that broke out on a barge full of shipping containers on the Duwamish Waterway near West Seattle on Monday was caused by rotting garbage inside one of those containers, according to fire investigators.

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Usibelli halts coal exports indefinitely - 9/1/16
NewsMiner.com
By Kevin Baird

FAIRBANKS - Usibelli Coal Mine’s last export of coal sailed out of Seward in July, and the Seward coal loading facility is going into cold storage mode, according to the company’s vice president of External Affairs, Lorali Simon.

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