A massive train derailment in Cooke County on Tuesday night left surprisingly few lasting effects, despite the fact that 22 rail cars carrying iron ore came off of the track.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway to reinstate workers in Montana and Wyoming, with back pay, after an agency investigation determined the employees were illegally fired after reporting they suffered a back injury at work.
Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway Co. has promised to get caught up on farm commodity rail shipments that are running nearly three weeks behind in North Dakota.
BNSF plans to invest $5 billion in its railroad this year, including $900 million to expand capacity in the Northern Plains where crude oil shipments are surging.
The nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Three freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle before dawn Wednesday, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two critically.
The move of the Museum of the American Railroad’s Big Boy steam locomotive was canceled Sunday.
The driver of a pickup in Fort Worth apparently ignored the flashing lights and safety arms at a railroad crossing and slammed into a train Monday morning.
A North Texas rail line that closed following a seven-car derailment has been repaired and reopened.
BNSF has earmarked $92 million for improvements this year in Oklahoma. The Fort Worth based company announced that the funds will be used for maintenance and rail capacity projects.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is making a whirlwind visit to DFW to promote the transportation elements of President Obama’s proposed 2013 budget.
BNSF railroad plans to invest $3.9 billion in upgrades to its network this year.