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22 Train Cars Come Off Track In Gainesville

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.

05/21/2014

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

OSHA Orders BNSF To Reinstate 2 Workers, Back Pay

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.

05/20/2014

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

BNSF Pledges To Catch Up On Agriculture Shipments

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.

03/12/2014

The Burling Northern Santa Fe Railway corporate headquarters  in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Based BNSF To Invest $5 Billion In Its Railroad

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.

02/05/2014

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth’s BNSF Railway To Offer Health Care To Same-Sex Spouses

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.

12/04/2013

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3 Freight Trains Collide In Texas, 4 Crew Hurt

Three freight trains collided in the Texas Panhandle before dawn Wednesday, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two critically.

09/25/2013

The Big Boy is the prized piece in the Museum of the American Railroad collection of 40 locomotives and train cars, most of which are now located on a 12-acre site behind the Frisco Discovery Center. No. 4018 has been at Fair Park since its arrival in August 1965. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Big Boy Stopped In Its Tracks, Again

The move of the Museum of the American Railroad’s Big Boy steam locomotive was canceled Sunday.

07/21/2013

The driver of a pickup crashed into a BNSF train in Fort Worth on September 17, 2012. The driver was killed. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Truck Driver Killed After Slamming Into Fort Worth Train

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.

09/17/2012

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

North Texas Rail Line Reopens After Derailment

A North Texas rail line that closed following a seven-car derailment has been repaired and reopened.

07/23/2012

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

BNSF Announces Improvements For Oklahoma

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.

06/27/2012

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks during a press conference at the Treasury building on February 2, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Treasury Secretary Geithner Visits North Texas

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is making a whirlwind visit to DFW to promote the transportation elements of President Obama’s proposed 2013 budget.

03/08/2012

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

BNSF To Spend $3.9 Billion On Rail Network

BNSF railroad plans to invest $3.9 billion in upgrades to its network this year.

02/01/2012

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