RailPASS is a BNSF Railway mobile application designed to create a simple and efficient gate experience for truck drivers visiting a BNSF Intermodal Facility.

More than 80,000 drivers rely on RailPASS to expedite gate transactions, locate specific units and perform other essential in-yard tasks at BNSF Intermodal hubs.

Trucking Partners who have a smartphone or tablet can download RailPASS from the Google Play Store and the App Store.


  • Reduces gate transaction times by more than 50% at Automated Gate System (AGS) hubs

  • Improves your self-reliance within the hub, allowing for an efficient overall experience

  • Streamlines your turn time within the hub

Key Features

  • Pre-Gate unit search and QR code for scanning (or input of RailPASS ID) at kiosk

  • Up-to-date shipment status information

  • Parking Verification to update your parking location when your assigned spot is occupied

  • Emergency Notification to call for immediate assistance in an emergency

  • Driver Dashboard for tracking real-time turn time trends on a hub-by-hub basis

NOTE: For the best RailPASS experience, be sure to:

  1. Set up your truck profile with Default Truck in "My Settings"
  2. Input your chassis information when creating a Pre-Gate

For information about using RailPASS at specific facilities please visit our Facility Listings page. 

Learn More

For help getting started, download this PDF.