10 hrs ago
Seattle Gay News
Same-sex couples sue Burlington Northern - Railroads agree to benefits for Gay and Lesbian couples
The couples claimed that BNSF was violating the federal Equal Pay Act, and discriminating against them because of their sex.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Huffington Post
Same-Sex Couples Sue Railroad Over Denial Of Health Care Benefits
Two railroad workers are going to federal court in Seattle to force their employer to provide health care benefits to their same sex spouses.
Same sex couples sue Burlington Northern for spousal benefits
When Mike and Eli Hall were married back in January, they thought it was the beginning of a new life together.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Obama administration spends $600 million on rail projects that benefit private companies
The railroad industry brags in its national publicity campaign that it spends billions of dollars improving its infrastructure "so taxpayers don't have to."
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal
First Steam, Then Diesel. Will LNG Be Next to Power the Railroads?
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , also is pursuing a gas engine pilot program and at least three other railroads are considering test programs as well.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
COLUMN: Where would the tracks go?
By Frank Bucholtz - Surrey North Delta Leader Published: November 20, 2013 4:00 PM Updated: November 20, 2013 4:45 PM A planned community forum next week on relocation of the rail tracks from the waterfront in White Rock, Ocean Park and Crescent Beach will certainly draw a lot of interest and support.
Man killed by freight train
Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the train from Portland was headed to Vancouver, British Columbia, and hit the man about 200 yards north of the crossing at 172
Fri Nov 15, 2013
PNW Local News
Man struck, killed by Sounder Train
A man apparently trying to cross the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train tracks on foot was struck and killed by the Sounder train Friday evening, Auburn Police say.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Closure scheduled for 88th St. railroad crossing Nov. 15-17
A full closure is scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 15-17 for the railroad crossing at 88th Street NE, west of State Avenue, so that Burlington Northern Santa Fe can install improvements to address poor railway and road conditions.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Train collides with I-40 overpass
New Mexico State Police say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train collided with the I-40 overpass that goes over the tracks near Highway 118.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Amtrak route in jeopardy in NM, other states
Ray Lang, Amtrak's state government relations chief, proposed to a New Mexico legislative committee that Amtrak split the costs of maintenance and capital improvements for more than 600 miles of track with the states and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, which owns the line but uses only a portion of it for hauling freight.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Neb. police investigate train collision with car
Police say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train collided early Saturday with a 1989 Mercury Cougar that was at a crossing in Scottsbluff.