BNSF

BNSF has tested a UAS (unmanned aerial system, better-known as a drone) supplied by Boeing Co. subsidiary Insitu Inc. in east-central New Mexico, on approximately 132 miles of main line…
Air brake technology is improving. Do FRA brake test rules need updating?
BNSF and Union Pacific have each moved two of the longest and heaviest unit frac sand trains ever seen in North America. BNSF and short line Southwestern Railroad recently delivered…
Railhead Corp., manufacturer of safety lighting, tools, mobile video surveillance and locomotive data recorders has teamed up with Volant Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) to bring the Lockheed Martin-made Digital Indago™…
The International Association of Railway Operating Officers, Inc. (IAROO) and the Air Brake Association (ABA) held a joint session on Oct. 5, 2015 at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Minn.,…
Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. (ARS) announced Sept. 30, 2015 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ARS Nebraska, LLC, has acquired all of FreightCar America, Inc.’s railcar repair and maintenance services business.
2015 is adding up to be a year of innovation, and a few surprises, in the North American locomotive market.
Aside from unconfirmed reports of isolated tie damage to one Idaho short line, and moments of suspended service on both short lines and Class Is, the dozens of wildfires raging…
BNSF Railway has honored Pasco, Wash. with the inaugural BNSF Railway Heritage Award, which recognizes towns that embrace their past, present and future ties to freight rail.
The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a notice extending the deadline—for a second time—for filing comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for…
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