BNSF

The evidence is mounting that BNSF chief executive Matt Rose is Warren Buffett’s choice to succeed him at Berkshire Hathaway.
A multibillion-dollar antitrust suit alleging that four Class I railroads conspired to impose a uniform fuel surcharge on shippers will reach a crucial point on May 3, when a federal…
BNSF Railway says its customer base continues to reduce overall carbon dioxide emissions "shipping their freight by rail instead of entirely over the road," leveraging the environmental benefits of freight…
A new law in New Mexico will provide a tax break to lower the cost of locomotive fuel for the BNSF Railway Co., the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
The Wall Street Journal has done a brilliant job of, as our Senior Consulting Editor Luther Miller likes to say, “making the obvious less obscure.”
Ceres Global Ag Corp. plans to develop a CA$90 million (US$90.23 million) commodity logistics hub in Northgate, SK, Canada connected to BNSF's United States rail network.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Tuesday said it has signed an accord with BNSF Railway Co., noting "BNSF's voluntary revision of several personnel…
Berkshire Hathaway has divested a second short line, the White City Terminal Union Railway, ahead of a schedule set by the Surface Transportation Board earlier this year, as part of…
BNSF Railway CEO Matt Rose says his railroad set a company record for capital investment in 2012, but expects to exceed that level in the coming year. BNSF has yet…
BNSF rights-of-way in northwest Washington State have been affected by as many as 15 mudslides, triggered by heavy rain this week in the Pacific Northwest.
Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. continues to reap handsome returns from its purchase of BNSF Railway. Berkshire late Monday announced that total third-quarter revenue grew 22% year-over-year to $41.1 billion,…
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…
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