About BNSF

BNSF was created on September 22, 1995, from the merger of Burlington Northern Inc. (parent company of Burlington Northern Railroad) and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation (parent company of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway). BNSF was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Feb. 12, 2010.

The company employs about 38,000 people.


BNSF Railway Company operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, with 32,500 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces.

This network covers the western two-thirds of the United States.


Revenues are generated primarily from transportation of:

Headquarters Address
BNSF Railway
2650 Lou Menk Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76131-2830