SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed as of reporting, but BNSF has reportedly settled the lawsuit from the Kooima family over a 2018 derailment.
SAN CLEMENTE – Freight operations have stopped overnight after crews documented continued slope movement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On February 8th, the Illinois Commerce Commission has approved crossing upgrades in Iroquois, Adams, and Logan Counties.
BISMARCK, N.D. – On Thursday, February 8th, the North Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled to uphold the previous dismissal of FORB’s lawsuit.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – OCTA gives an update on the San Clemente landslide, and an incoming storm system will bring additional rainfall and increase the risk of a mudslide in the area.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is distributing $4.9 billion to 37 nationwide projects through the FY 2023-24 Mega (National Infrastructure Project Assistance) and INFRA (Infrastructure for Rebuilding America) grant programs. Twelve rail-related projects will receive a total of $1.6 billion; the Pier B project at the Port of Long Beach and the Louisiana International Terminal project at the Port of New Orleans are among the winners.
FORT MADISON, Iowa – BNSF Crews have worked to clear ice and snow from infrastructure and reduce train restrictions across the Northern Corridor after severe winter weather.
BISMARCK, N.Dak. – BNSF says construction will “ramp up” this year on a new rail bridge located between Bismarck and Mandan, N.Dak., according to a KYFR report.
EAGLE PASS AND EL PASO, Texas –– Following five days of closures at Eagle Pass and El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Dec. 22 the reopening of these key international crossings, according to an Association of American Railroads (AAR) release.
USCBP Shuts Down Eagle Pass, El Paso Rail Crossings—Again (Updated) –– From Our Colleagues at Railway Age
EAGLE PASS & EL PASO, Texas –– For the second time in four months, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has temporarily suspended operations at three U.S./Mexico international railway crossing bridges—two on Union Pacific and one on BNSF.
BISMARCK, ND – The non-profit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court on November 16th to argue against tearing down the 140-year old structure.
FRESNO, Calif. – BNSF is celebrating its California North Construction Gang for 10 years without a single reportable injury.
Supply chain solution provider J.B. Hunt and BNSF Railway on Nov. 7 announced the launch of Quantum, an intermodal service that accommodates the “service-sensitive” highway freight needs of customer supply chains. Ed. Note: While this story
BARSTOW, Calif. – In conjunction with BNSF, SBCTA is working to replace the North First Avenue Bridge in Barstow, California.
PUEBLO WEST, Colo. – The National Transportation Safety Board is conducting an ongoing investigation into a BNSF railway derailment that occurred on October 15, 2023 at around 3:24 p.m.
WILMAR, Minn. – BNSF announced its rail bypass project that was completed last fall was recognized as a regional 2023 America’s Transportation Award Winner.
RAYMOND, Minn. – On Monday, October 16th, NTSB Newsroom announced via Twitter that it has opened a docket “for its investigation of the March 30, 2023 derailment of a BNSF Railway freight train on the Marshall District in Raymond, Minnesota.”
FORT WORTH, Texas – BNSF gave an update on capital projects its engineering teams have been working on since spring.
FORTH WORTH, TEXAS – BNSF gave an update on Facebook about the Trinity River bridge replacement in Fort Worth, Texas.
If you’ve been through Salmon Bay in Seattle, you’ve likely seen the iconic Salmon Bay Rail Bridge, a transportation mainstay in the Pacific Northwest for more than 110 years. And now, thanks to a federal grant and support from BNSF, it will be revitalized to serve for many more years.