BNSF Railway Company

Type: Company
Name: BNSF Railway Company
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Longmont fire fighters battle blaze near 1st and Martin

Fire consumed a pile of railroad ties east of Longmont's wastewater treatment plant Wednesday night, melting power lines and producing thick black smoke that could be seen from Firestone.Police Sgt. Paul Campbell said that city workers had been called ... [Published Denver Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Amtrak trains face growing delays from oil trains

The growing volume of oil train traffic is apparently contributing to delays on Amtrak trains that share the tracks. And Congressional legislation that set standards to keep Amtrak trains on time was tossed out last year by a federal appeals court, and ... [Published Times Union - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

CURE Applauds STB Decision on Fertilizer Shipments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steve Sharp, of the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and President of Consumers United for Rail Equity (CURE), made the following statement today regarding the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) decision on shipments of fertilizer ... [Published Journal of Commerce - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

BNSF, CP railroads ordered to report U.S. fertilizer delivery plans

11:16pm BSTApril 16 (Reuters) - U.S. officials ordered BNSF Railway Co and Canadian Pacific Railway Co to report by Friday their plans to ensure timely fertilizer deliveries to the U.S. Farm Belt ahead of the spring planting season.The U.S. Surface Transportation ... [Published Reuters UK - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

BNSF promises to deliver fertilizer quickly

Due to the late planting season and the necessity of timely deliveries to ensure producers can plant this year's crops with the proper nutrients, BNSF Railway Co. said it plans to undertake ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Obituary: Scharff, John B. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

(Full-size photo)SCHARFF, John B. (Age 79) John was born in Glendive, MT on March 16, 1935 to John and Ila Scharff and passed away peacefully on April 11, 2014 at Hospice House in Spokane, WA, with his family by his side. At the age of 16 he was hired ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Bison at home on the range near Polk

Chances are the majority of Hamilton County residents have never eaten buffalo meat. Well, now’s your chance. Tyson Meyer happens to be the buffalo man near you.The 29-year old works for BNSF Railway out of York as a track foreman. Anything that has to ... [Published Aurora News Register - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canada Is Strong-Arming These Railroad Companies

The Canadian government has taken a hard-line stance with Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNIGrain companies, at risk of not being able to get their product to customers because of a massive railroad bottleneck, have pressured the Canadian government ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rail lines ordered to present delivery plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal Surface Transportation Board announced it will direct the Canadian and Pacific Railway Co. and BNSF Railway Co. to report  by Friday their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting and to provide ... [Published Aberdeen American News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

STB: BNSF, KCS, UP mediation "mandatory"

The Surface Transportation Board is directing BNSF Railway, Kansas City Southern Railway, and Union Pacific to "Engage in mandatory mediation to resolve" the issue of trackage rights over nine miles of right-of-way in Texas and Louisiana.STB's decision ... [Published Railway Age - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Following Oil Train Wrecks, Whitefish Touts First Responders’ Training

As the number of oil trains rolling through the Flathead Valley increases, city officials and first responders in Whitefish touted their readiness for a hazardous materials spill. In a letter written by Fire Chief Tom Kennelly, Police Chief Bill Dial ... [Published Flathead Beacon - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-union treasurer sentenced

DENVER — A former treasurer of a Southern Colorado labor union was ordered Monday to repay $16,205 he admitted embezzling from the union and to serve three months of home detention.James E. Hedges III, of United Transportation Union Local 201, was sentenced ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Apr 15 2014]

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Sandburg biographer Penelope Niven will give a talk called "All in the Family,” a presentation on the remarkable Sandburg and Steichen family members and their relationships with each other, with a special focus on and tribute to Helga Sandburg Crile, Sandburg’s youngest daughter, who passed away in January."
...decision requiring reports from the rail industry on its plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer to farmers in the upper Midwest," said Sharp. "It’s in the best interest of all parties to ensure that farmers have all the necessary inputs to produce a crop during the upcoming growing season."
"We understand the shortness of the season and the necessity of timely delivery in order to safeguard that producers can get this year's crops planted with the proper plant nutrients" the railroad said in a statement
Canadian National Railway CEO Claude Mongeau stated, "Canadian National is disturbed that the government has decided to punish railways with reregulation for an outsized crop and winter conditions totally beyond their control."

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BNSF, CP railroads ordered to report U.S. ferti... [Published Reuters UK - 15 hours ago]
Amtrak trains face growing delays from oil trains [Published Times Union - 15 hours ago]
Board directs rail industry to provide delivery... [Published Brownfield Network - 15 hours ago]
Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans [Published Prairie Business - 18 hours ago]
Obituary: Scharff, John B. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST [Published Spokesman-Review.com - 21 hours ago]
BNSF promises to deliver fertilizer quickly [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
Bison at home on the range near Polk [Published Aurora News Register - 23 hours ago]
Canada Is Strong-Arming These Railroad Companies [Published Motley Fool - Apr 16 2014]
April 10: Rail execs deny any preference for crude [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans [Published FOX 5 KVVU-TV - Apr 16 2014]
Federal board orders 2 major railroads to repor... [Published Fargo Forum - Apr 16 2014]
Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Apr 16 2014]
Rail lines ordered to present delivery plans [Published Aberdeen American News - Apr 16 2014]
Kent city officials voice concerns about state'... [Published Kent Reporter - Apr 16 2014]
NorthPoint Development plans apartments in Lee'... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
BNSF to increase velocity, improve efficiency f... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Apr 15 2014]
BNSF promises to deliver fertilizer quickly [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 15 2014]
Is Ajay Piramal the Warren Buffett of India? [Published Business Standard India - Apr 15 2014]
Anhydrous, P Fertilizers Still Up [Published Progressive Farmer - Apr 15 2014]
STB: BNSF, KCS, UP mediation "mandatory" [Published Railway Age - Apr 15 2014]
Following Oil Train Wrecks, Whitefish Touts Fir... [Published Flathead Beacon - Apr 15 2014]
CHS builds propane terminal to help compensate ... [Published Prairie Business - Apr 15 2014]
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Warren Buffett could be unexpected beneficiary ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
Ottawa’s decision to implement new regulations on grain movements by rail is aimed at improving service for Canadian farmers, but it could also have another unintended beneficiary: billionaire Warren Buffett. Amongst the proposed changes in the federal ...
Warren Buffett could be unexpected beneficiary ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Trading Desk - Apr 03 2014]
Ottawa’s decision to implement new regulations on grain movements by rail is aimed at improving service for Canadian farmers, but it could also have another unintended beneficiary: billionaire Warren Buffett. Amongst the proposed changes in the federal ...
BNSF Railroad to Hire 5,000 Workers This Year f... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 24 2014]
SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- BNSF Railway Company (Fort Worth, Texas) plans to hire 5,000 workers this year, including 2,000 for expansion projects . BNSF is a subsidiary ...
Making Oil-by-Rail Safer [Published Energy Outlook - Mar 19 2014]
A series of rail accidents involving trains carrying crude oil has focused attention on safety procedures and even the tank cars used in this service. Another concern is the variable characteristics of the "light tight oil "now shipped by rail in large ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, March 16, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 17 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…March 16, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , GCF , Tactics ...
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