BNSF

The death recently of A. E. (Ted) Michon reminded me just how difficult transitions can be for those who must go through them.
Alfred E. Michon, president of four regional railroads who also worked with both Burlington Northern (now BNSF) and Union Pacific, died Oct. 9 at age 75.
BNSF Railway says it will celebrate the completion of its new railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa, with a public ceremony and reception this Thursday, Oct. 18.
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system at BNSF's Amarillo, Tex., yard for the roundhouse engine tracks.
The Surface Transportation Board has directed BNSF Railway's parent, Berkshire Hathaway, to "promptly remedy its noncompliance with railroad control requirements" stemming from its acquisition of BNSF in 2010.
BNSF announced Sept. 29 that an updated Draft Environmental Impact Report
 (DEIR) released by the Port of Los Angeles found that a proposed BNSF 
Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) facility…
Railroads these days are enjoying good “fracking” business—no pun intended—and Wall Street has taken notice.
Seattle Sound Transit says it will add Lakewood, Wash., to its regional passenger rail service offerings Monday, Oct. 8, which includes new service at South Tacoma Station. A dedication ceremony…
BNSF Railway said Tuesday it has increased capacity this year to enable the railroad to haul 1 million barrels of oil per day out of the Williston Basin in North…
In travels through the Pacific Northwest last week, BNSF Chairman and CEO Matthew Rose sought to ease concerns of cities and other interests in Washington and Oregon that an expected increase in…
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