Latest BNSF Railway Company Stories

2008-09-16 15:00:34

BNSF Railway Company was honored last night as an InformationWeek 500 company by InformationWeek magazine. "For 20 years, the InformationWeek 500 has honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek Editor-in-Chief Rob Preston. "Year after year, InformationWeek 500 companies harness technology to improve efficiency, boost productivity, drive revenue, and establish a competitive advantage." BNSF was included in the InformationWeek 500 for its work on updating...

2008-01-14 15:00:30

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has honored two Diverse Business Enterprises (DBEs) with the railway's second annual DBE Awards. Multatech Engineering, Inc. received the Distinguished Supplier Award and Zones, Inc. received the Newcomer of the Year Award. The awards were presented Dec. 20 by Dennis Johnson, BNSF's vice president and chief sourcing officer, at ceremonies at BNSF's headquarters in Fort Worth. Multatech, a Hispanic-owned Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)-certified company, has...

2007-05-08 15:00:44

BNSF Railway Company today announced significant enhancements to its proposed Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) based on input from residents, community leaders, and elected and port officials. "We've spoken one-on-one with more than 200 households near the facility and received feedback from hundreds of key stakeholders. We listened to their concerns and are adding several important features to make SCIG the greenest rail facility in the United States. We believe these...

2006-12-04 15:00:59

Columbia Grain, Inc. (CGI) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced today that they have agreed to terms and conditions under which Columbia will expand its facility at Carter, Mont., to accommodate 110-car shuttle grain trains. The upgrade to the facility, which currently loads 52-car trains, is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2007. The agreement follows BNSF's announcement in 2004 that it would maintain its Great Falls-Fort Benton line, on which the Carter facility...

2006-10-26 15:00:47

Wahpeton, North Dakota-based Red River Valley and Western Railroad (RRVW) has received a Short-Line Achievement Award from BNSF Railway Company. The award was presented to RRVW representatives Bill Drusch, chief executive officer, and Sharon Trudell, vice president of marketing, by Pete Rickershauser, BNSF's vice president, Network Development, at BNSF's eleventh annual Short-Line Conference October 16 at Fort Worth. "RRVW has invested in track, equipment and service; and has grown its...

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