Business, Equipment, Logistics

BNSF Plans $90 Million Rail Improvements in Minnesota


BNSF Railway Co. said March 9 it will invest about $90 million this year to maintain its freight rail network in Minnesota.

Janet Moore | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
March 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

BNSF Combining Technology, Human Expertise to Improve Operations

Kurt Haubrich/Flickr

At Burlington Northern Santa Fe, it’s the combination of people and technology that’s making the railway safer and more efficient.

Daniel McKay | The Whitefish (Mont.) Pilot
March 9, 2018

BNSF to Spend $485 Million in Texas, Oklahoma on Maintenance Projects

BNSF locomotive TT File Photo

BNSF Railway is spending $375 million in Texas and $110 million in Oklahoma as part of its $3.3 billion 2018 capital expenditure program that focuses on maintenance projects.

Transport Topics
February 23, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

BNSF Announces $110 Million 2018 Capital Program in Oklahoma

Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

BNSF Railway has announced its 2018 expenditure program in Oklahoma, which totals about $110 million.

Ryan Miller | Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle
February 22, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

BNSF Joins Group Aiming to Use Blockchain in Freight

Ron Kroetz/Flickr

BNSF Railway, which is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Feb. 5 that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, a group of more than 200 freight and logistics companies that are exploring how to use the digital-ledger technology in their industry.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2018
Business, Technology

BNSF Announces $3.3 Billion CapEx Program in 2018

BNSF Train TT File Photo

BNSF Railway Co. plans to invest $3.3 billion in capital expenditures in 2018, including $2.4 billion in maintenance projects, according to a budget outline that roughly matches the same spending as 2017.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2018

BNSF Keeps Steaming Along With Stronger Results in 2017

BNSF Train Jannifer Lamb/Flickr

BNSF Railway reported profits rose 2% in the third quarter to $1 billion with strong results in all segments, except for agricultural products.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Profits Drop 8.4%

Patrick Dirden/Flickr

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the parent company of BNSF Railway, reported net income fell 8.4% in the fourth quarter but, similar to other Class I railroads, the decline in the final three months was significantly less than earlier in 2016.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017

BNSF, Kansas City Southern Launching Service From Chicago to Mexico

BNSF Railway/Kansas City Southern

BNSF Railway Co. and Kansas City Southern will begin service from Chicago to Dallas and Mexico on Dec. 1, providing cross-border intermodal service five days a week.

Transport Topics
November 16, 2016

Minnesota Town Braces for Truck Traffic From 100-Acre Rail Facility

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

A 100-acre storage area for automobiles in St. Paul Park, Minnesota, is a prospect local officials don’t like — but don’t think they can derail it.

Bob Shaw | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
November 3, 2016