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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

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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

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Drivers Navigate Arlington Railroad Construction

Railroad construction has shut down four busy Arlington Railroad crossings including one on the city’s busiest street, Cooper.

CBS 11–01/18/2013

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Delays Begin For Arlington Railroad Repairs

Four railroad workers stood on either side of the railroad crossing on Cooper Street in Arlington Thursday, holding large stop signs. Frustrated drivers with no place to turn around could only wait for the intersection to clear.

01/17/2013

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Changes Should Help Drivers Navigate Arlington Railroad Project

Delays and changes could ease headaches for drivers trying to maneuver through a major Arlington railway construction project.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2013

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Union Pacific Rail Project Will Close Crossings In Arlington

Drivers in and through Arlington are being forewarned about a major railway construction project that will simultaneously close railroad crossings and is expected to cause traffic headaches.

CBSDFW.COM–01/10/2013

A Union Pacific freight train carries goods. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Railroad Repair To Slow Arlington Drivers

Drivers in Arlington can expect major traffic delays and disruptions next week, when a railroad improvement project is scheduled to shut down five major intersections simultaneously.

01/07/2013

Caprock Canyons State Park (credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

On The Road: Caprock Canyons State Park

CBS 11 News and Texas Country Reporter recently explored the trails in and around Caprock Canyons State Park, where some old railroad routes now make the best biking trails.

09/07/2012

The Union Pacific Davidson Rail Yard in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Runaway Heat At North Texas Rail Yard

The best view of Union Pacific’s massive Davidson Yard is from the Hulen Street Bridge. From five stories above you can see the size and scope of the operation. It is the second largest train yard in Texas.

CBS 11–08/21/2012

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Man Struck & Killed By Fort Worth Amtrak Train

One person is dead after being hit by a passenger train in Fort Worth. The Amtrak train, headed from Chicago to San Francisco, was making its way into the east side of Fort Worth when the incident happened.

06/04/2012

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Fort Worth Railroad Intersection To Be Rebuilt

Officials say a congested freight railroad intersection in Fort Worth called Tower 55 should be rebuilt by early 2014.

09/01/2011

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