Tags: "BNSF"

12 Feb
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A railroad owned by Warren Buffett joins blockchain Transport Alliance (BiTA)

Feb Berkshire Hathaway-owned BNSF, which is a railway found in Ft. Worth, Texas is the latest member of Blockchain Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA comprises of more than 200 freight and logistics plays which are very interested in establishing distributed ledger ...

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09 Feb
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BNSF is 100% installed on Positive Train Control infrastructure – now in implementation

February 9, 2018 – TRA Newswire  – BNSF is the first and only Class I railroad to complete installation of all mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) infrastructure on their network. As the company moves toward meeting the December 31 2018 ...

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18 Oct
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Hurricane Harvey still disrupting some industries along the Texas coast / rail tallies cost

October 17, 2017 – Two related stories: Railroads, shippers assess damage wrought by two historic storms – ProgressiveRailroading.com – As of late September, railroads and transit agencies affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma were still evaluating the toll the devastating ...

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06 Sep
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Update: more rail lines restored in Texas Gulf Region following Hurricane Harvey

September 6, 2017 – TRA Newswire  – Railroad crews didn’t take time off from Labor Day weekend and were kept busy in recovery efforts along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast following a battering by Hurricane Harvey and torrential flooding. ...

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01 Sep
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Rail traffic begins slow return to Houston & Texas Gulf Coast after Harvey

September 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Around the edges rail traffic is starting to inch back after Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast of Texas. Union Pacific Railroad reports that freight rail service in the Houston ...

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28 Aug
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Catastrophic flooding brings Texas Gulf Coast railroads to standstill

UPDATED August 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Massive flooding caused by Hurricane / Tropical Storm Harvey has wreaked havoc with all modes of transportation, especially railroads, along the Texas Gulf Coast and around Houston.  All three Class I railroads that ...

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08 Aug
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BNSF posts Q2 revenue, earnings increases on higher volumes

August 8, 2017 – ProgressiveRailroading.com – BNSF Railway Co. reported revenue jumped 14.5 percent to $5.3 billion on higher volumes and increased average revenue per car during the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago. BNSF’s pretax net ...

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07 Jun
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Amtrak announces OKC-KC inspection train details

June 7, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Railroads, state and local leaders travel Oklahoma to Kansas by rail this Friday. Amtrak will operate an Inspection Train through Wichita this Friday, June 9, on the BNSF Railway from Oklahoma City to Newton, ...

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03 Jun
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June 9: Inspection train is 1st step to restore I-35 Corridor TX / OK / KS service

June 3, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The next step in restoring passenger rail service between Texas and Kansas will happen Friday June 9 when Amtrak and BNSF Railway will operate a special inspection trip from Oklahoma City to Kansas ...

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23 May
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BNSF to serve American PetroLog’s new 8 acre North Texas terminal

May 23, 2017 – ProgressiveRailroading.com – American PetroLog LLC has completed construction of a storage and transload terminal in Venus, Texas, that will be served by BNSF Railway Co. In January, the company acquired the assets of B&E Grain Inc. ...

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