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Contributing Editor Bruce Kelly captures the growth of BNSF's grain haul this summer: a westbound grain train at left in Marshall, Wash., just outside of Spokane, passing an empty grain…
Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman visited Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico last week, along the Southwest Chief route, showing his appreciation of local, state and federal partners for their…
A terminal serving the crude oil industry is offering help for drought-stricken California.
BNSF Railway and Southwestern Railroad (SWRR) reached an agreement which calls for BNSF to take over service of the rail line between Clovis and Carlsbad, N.Mex. effective Jan. 17, 2017.
One of the trains involved in the June 28 head-on collision between two BNSF intermodal trains outside of Panhandle, Texas passed a red signal before the accident.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has taken control of the investigation into the June 28, 2016 accident between two BNSF intermodal trains near Panhandle, Tex.
Two BNSF intermodal trains collided head-on early Tuesday morning, June 28, 2016, on the railroad’s busy Chicago-Los Angeles Transcon near Panhandle, Tex., about 25 miles northeast of Amarillo. Three crew…
More than 1,300 pieces of military equipment from the Minnesota National Guard are being loaded onto railcars for movement from Camp Ripley through the weekend of May 21, 2016.
Greg Fox, who has served as Executive Vice President, Operations at BNSF since November 2010, plans to retire. Dave Freeman will step into the position on June 1, 2016.
A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. is purchasing the Heart of Texas Railroad (HTR) from private local investors. The transaction is subject to Surface Transportation Board approval. Terms were not…
From the May 2016 issue of Railway Age: Specialized equipment and training help protect assets from wildfire damage. Every summer, particularly in the Western U.S. and Canada, fires triggered by…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on April 19, 2016 honored 109 shippers with the railroad’s 19th Annual Product Stewardship Award for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail during 2015.
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recently recognized a special group of employees for their outstanding achievements in 2015 at an awards ceremony in Fort Worth, Tex. The annual Employees of the…
Toyota Logistics Services for the second year in a row named BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) the 2015 recipient of the President’s Award for Logistics Excellence. The President’s Award is Toyota’s…
The Association of American Railroads on April 12, 2016 presented Michael Hoey, a CSX Transportation civil engineer from Philadelphia, Pa., the 2016 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award. U.S. Senator…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), Hillwood and Packwell announced on April 5, 2016 that they have agreed on a framework for construction of a new plastics export packaging facility in the…
April 2016 will be remembered decades from now as the month when Rollin Bredenberg retired as V.P., Capacity Planning & Operations Research at BNSF Railway.
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 30, 2016 launched the first video in a new series called “Making Connections,” which takes viewers behind the scenes with railroad employees as they…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 10, 2016 announced a new Site Certification Program aimed at identifying optimal rail-served sites for customer development along its network. To launch the new…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 9, 2016 announced that its 2016 capital expenditure program in Illinois will be about $180 million. The largest components of this year’s capital plan…
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