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Trains becoming main source of crude oil transportation

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By: Channel 8 Newsroom
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) _ Energy companies behind the oil boom sweeping North Dakota and Montana increasingly are turning to trains to move their crude across the U.S.

The move comes as plans for the Keystone XL pipeline across Nebraska remain stalled.

The trend is boosting profits for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad owned by Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway.

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