While this is not a typical RT&S story, we want to ensure that our readers are aware of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Biden administration’s mandate that large employers (i.e., those employing more than 100 people) must require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
For railroads operating in the northern parts of the United States and in Canada, winter snows always present a challenge. BNSF keeps trains moving with snowsheds in particular locations.
Cicero and Cook County, Ill., officials want BNSF to be held accountable for flooding problems for residents as a result of concrete resurfacing of the Class 1’s properties.
The city of Burlington, Iowa, made an emergency declaration on Nov. 15 when a sinkhole was discovered under BNSF railroad tracks.
Read & watch video: Eyes in the sky, feet on the ground: BNSF employee pilots unmanned aerial systems
Here’s another in the BNSF series “Rail Talk” that we thought would be of interest to our readers.
The Dixie Fire is responsible for the destruction of over 963,000 acres in northern California, and according to fire officials it is now 94% contained.
BNSF will be working on the railroad this weekend.
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) report says vandalism may have caused the derailment of a BNSF train in Custer, Wash., back in December. The FRA, however, has not cleared BNSF of any wrongdoing.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Sept. 10.