Members of the Bonner County Marine Sheriff’s Office deploy the containment boom as a team from Olympus Technical Services, in the silver boat, observe the deployment. This class in Sandpoint, Idaho was a special exercise that included the deployment of BNSF’s water spill response equipment. This training exercise was part of a larger initiative involving BNSF and several north Idaho counties and cities
A BNSF train hauls grain in Montana. BNSF hauls enough grain to supply 900 million people with a year's supply of bread, and enough fertilizer in one year to fertilize a field the size of Kansas. In 2014, BNSF hauled 974,535 carloads of agricultural commodities.
BNSF No. 6674 leads a double-stacked intermodal container train through mountains in the Scenic Subdivision in Washington state. Each double-stack intermodal train can take 280 trucks off the highways, resulting in lower emissions and fuel consumption. A BNSF train can haul one ton of freight 500 miles on one gallon of diesel fuel.
BNSF's Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility in Edgerton, Kan., opened in October 2013. LPKC is a more than 1,550-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF's newest intermodal facility.
BNSF Railway President and CEO Carl Ice spoke at the Kansas State University College of Engineering on March 10, 2015 as part of its Eyestone Distinguished Lecture Series. The speech on leadership development was titled "Building Great Leaders -- Lessons from the Rail Industry."