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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…
Could emergency service that’s been used worldwide be applied on a massive scale for California?
Three key rail infrastructure and economic development projects in the Columbia Basin—the Port of Moses Lake’s Northern Columbia Basin Railroad Project, the Port of Warden’s Rail Infrastructure Expansion Project and…
Tools and techniques both new and old help railroads cope with weather extremes.
A wind-driven wildfire that grew to at least 30 acres on the west side of Spokane, Wash., on June 11 was quickly knocked down by two helicopter drops, fire teams…
In 2014, BNSF Railway customers, working with the railroad and state and local economic development organizations, invested close to $1.5 billion in 138 new or expanded rail facilities. This marks…
A ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 30, 2015 celebrated the completion of extensive restoration work on the historic brick depot in Sandpoint, Idaho, which serves as Amtrak’s only scheduled stop in…
BNSF is one of three companies that will work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on a Pathfinder research partnership initiative to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations.
A BNSF crude oil unit train derailed near the small North Dakota town of Heimdal, at 7:30 a.m. CDT on May 6, 2015, resulting in explosions and fire.
The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for public review and comment of Tongue River Railroad Company’s (TRRC)…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recognized a group of its employees, April 13, 2015, for their outstanding achievements in 2014 at its annual Employees of the Year event, which took place…
Steven Lawson, former President and CEO of Cold Train and Mike Lerner, former Managing Member have filed a $41 million lawsuit against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway in the…
Ridge Development plans to construct a two-building industrial park on 47 acres in north Fort Worth, the company announced on April 1, 2015.
One need not look to the wild blue yonder to find the BNSF air force. Soon, it will be patrolling BNSF tracks from altitudes no higher than 500 feet, but…
Under a fairly intense political spotlight spurred by a series of high-profile rail incidents involving crude-by-rail (CBR) shipments, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a "Railworthiness Directive requiring railroad…
BNSF Railway, as part of its record 2015 capital commitment of $6 billion—the railroad’s largest planned capital expenditure in its history—will invest a total of $1.63 billion in Illinois, Minnesota,…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 it has completed the Blue Flag System upgrade "at a North American Class I main line refueling facility located in Temple, Tex."
BNSF on Jan. 15, 2015 announced details about the major capital projects it plans to complete in 2015 to maintain and grow its rail network.
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