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Update 3-BNSF Ceo Rose shifts role, renewing Buffett succession talk
Berkshire Hathaway Inc's BNSF Railway Co has moved Chief Executive Matthew Rose to an executive chairman role, renewing speculation he might be in line to replace Warren Buffett at Berkshire's helm.
The Wichita Eagle
Train hits unoccupied car left on Wichita railroad tracks
A woman has been arrested after leaving her unoccupied car on the railroad tracks in southeast Wichita where it was struck by a train.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Freight train derails west of Tehachapi
Another train derailment near Tehachapi, this time a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train jumped the tracks about 3 miles west of the city, losing seven cars.
Contra Costa Times
Martinez will try again to annex North Pacheco
City leaders will take another shot at annexing North Pacheco and examine the feasibility of bringing additional areas into Martinez.
Recently released market study: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Motley Fool
Warren Buffett Places One Heck of Bet on Energy
When you look at some of Buffett's other energy holdings, though, it points to a very specific investment strategy: Canadian oil sands.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Same-sex couples sue Burlington Northern - Railroads agree to benefits for Gay and Lesbian couples
The couples claimed that BNSF was violating the federal Equal Pay Act, and discriminating against them because of their sex.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Huffington Post
Same-Sex Couples Sue Railroad Over Denial Of Health Care Benefits
Two railroad workers are going to federal court in Seattle to force their employer to provide health care benefits to their same sex spouses.
Same sex couples sue Burlington Northern for spousal benefits
When Mike and Eli Hall were married back in January, they thought it was the beginning of a new life together.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Obama administration spends $600 million on rail projects that benefit private companies
The railroad industry brags in its national publicity campaign that it spends billions of dollars improving its infrastructure "so taxpayers don't have to."
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal
First Steam, Then Diesel. Will LNG Be Next to Power the Railroads?
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , also is pursuing a gas engine pilot program and at least three other railroads are considering test programs as well.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
COLUMN: Where would the tracks go?
By Frank Bucholtz - Surrey North Delta Leader Published: November 20, 2013 4:00 PM Updated: November 20, 2013 4:45 PM A planned community forum next week on relocation of the rail tracks from the waterfront in White Rock, Ocean Park and Crescent Beach will certainly draw a lot of interest and support.
Man killed by freight train
Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the train from Portland was headed to Vancouver, British Columbia, and hit the man about 200 yards north of the crossing at 172
Fri Nov 15, 2013
PNW Local News
Man struck, killed by Sounder Train
A man apparently trying to cross the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train tracks on foot was struck and killed by the Sounder train Friday evening, Auburn Police say.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Closure scheduled for 88th St. railroad crossing Nov. 15-17
A full closure is scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 15-17 for the railroad crossing at 88th Street NE, west of State Avenue, so that Burlington Northern Santa Fe can install improvements to address poor railway and road conditions.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Train collides with I-40 overpass
New Mexico State Police say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train collided with the I-40 overpass that goes over the tracks near Highway 118.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Amtrak route in jeopardy in NM, other states
Ray Lang, Amtrak's state government relations chief, proposed to a New Mexico legislative committee that Amtrak split the costs of maintenance and capital improvements for more than 600 miles of track with the states and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, which owns the line but uses only a portion of it for hauling freight.