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BNSF and CPChem collaborate on quicker railcar turnaround at Texas facility

March 23rd, 2024
March 23, 2024 - TRA Newswire -For several years, Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and BNSF have worked closely on improving successful service and sustainability practices. That's how CPChem became one of the BNSF customers honored during their inaugural BNSF Sustainability Awards for making...

Did you see the longest wind turbine blade train traveling through Texas?

March 15th, 2024
March 15, 2024 - TRA Newswire -A recent shipment of wind turbine blades from a Colorado manufacturer to delivery at the Port of Brownsville, Texas broke an all-time record for a shipment by rail as it traveled through the state.From...

Massive wildfires affects BNSF Transcon through Texas panhandle

March 6th, 2024
March 6, 2024 - TRA Newswire - With Update March 16 -BNSF was able to restore service to both of its main lines in the Panhandle Subdivision in the Texas Panhandle on March 16th.BNSF Railway operating teams are confronting significant...

Are you in a BNSF-served city? The railroad can assist in grade-crossing and safety-related federal grant applications

February 7th, 2024
February 7, 2024 - TRA Newswire -With its newly assembled Public Infrastructure and Investments team in place, BNSF Railway (BNSF) is ready to help eligible applicants apply for recently announced federal grants to improve grade crossing safety in Texas towns...

UP announces 4th quarter and 2023 results / BNSF to spend nearly $4 billion on capex in 2024

January 25th, 2024
January 25, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific's fourth quarter and 2023 financials in a nutshell:Earnings per diluted share of $2.71 were up 1% while the full year earnings (per diluted share of $10.45) were down 7%. 4th quarter net...

Freight rail is slowing down and we're not talking about speed

October 26th, 2023
October 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Class 1's, including those that operate in Texas and the Southwest are lowering their outlook for the year after volumes continued to slide in the 3rd quarter.Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) CEO Keith Creel...

Commentary: Passenger & freight rail is OK in Texas, as long as it's not in YOUR backyard

August 13th, 2023
August 14, 2023 - TRA Commentary -BNSF Railway recently pulled back from plans to develop a needed 950-acre logstics park in the small North Texas town of Gunter after outcries from some of the 2,250 locals that didn't want to...

BNSF Railway unveils new Trinity River bridge at Fort Worth

July 28th, 2023
July 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire - A newly constructed BNSF Railway bridge over the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth is another milestone in the railroad's ambitious efforts to add double-tracking on segments from Fort Worth all the way to...

BNSF is putting artificial intelligence to work to predict problems and increase efficiency

July 12th, 2023
July 12, 2023 - -Artificial intelligence (or AI) has been a big topic in the news lately, with the rising popularity of AI software like ChatGPT and Midjourney. AI also has many industrial and commercial applications. The rapidly evolving...

Competition heats up for rail freight business on Class 1's and Texas is at the epicenter

June 28th, 2023
June 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In less than 90 days, all of the Class 1 railroads that operate in Texas have gone on the offensive to either create new business or see how they can funnel existing freight business...

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