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Connecting Communities by Rail

At BNSF, we do more than just pass through communities we serve — we strive to play a vital role in every community we touch.

Responsible Citizen and Good Neighbor

For more than 160 years, BNSF Railway has been an essential connector – safely and efficiently transporting freight from point A to point B. But we don't just move freight; we touch people and communities along the way. We're proud to tell our story and how we strive to be a trusted partner worthy of your respect.

BNSF Implementing Additional Safety Measures in Conjunction with FRA Emergency Order and Safety Advisory

The FRA issued an Emergency Order and Safety Advisory Aug. 2 in the wake of the recent tragic derailment in Lac M├Ęgantic, Quebec. The measures outlined by the FRA and the voluntary actions BNSF is undertaking will ensure that all rail shipments on BNSF are handled as safely as possible. Read more.


Ponca City Rail Bridge Construction
Time-lapse video shows railway bridge construction in Ponca City, Oklahoma from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5, 2014.
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Sierra Bibbs, Mechanical Shop Laborer
Military veteran shows you her job fueling BNSF trains.
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Technical Careers at BNSF
Railroad offers exciting opportunities for people with skills in technology.
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Community Involvement

Topeka Employees Help Community in Annual Volunteer Event

Industrial Products Day of Caring 2014
More than 150 BNSF employees volunteered on Earth Day to help Fort Worth community organizations.

BNSF Contributes to Glacier National Park

BNSF Contributes to Glacier National Park
The BNSF Railway Foundation awards grant to the Glacier National Park Conservancy for education programs.

BNSF Foundation Donates to Red Cap Exhibits

BNSF Foundation Donates to Red Cap Exhibits
BNSF helps establish a lasting tribute to the Red Caps, a historic group of porters during the passenger rail's golden era.

Friends of BNSF: A special website for all BNSF enthusiasts

Now on the Friends site:

  • Upload and show off your BNSF train photos
  • Send a Friends of BNSF e-card to friends or family
  • A day on the rails with Tie Production Gang 06
  • Galesburg, Ill. boasts rich railroad history


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