In the Community

At BNSF, we are proud to transport freight, and we connect people and communities along the way.

Protecting, sustaining, contributing.


Safety and Security

As a leader in railroad safety, we recognize that a safe and secure railroad network is essential to our nation's future and important to our stakeholders.

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Community Support

We strive to maintain strong relationships with our communities – the communities where our employees live, work and play.

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Friends of BNSF

Friends of BNSF is a community for people who have a connection to or affinity for BNSF. It's a way to stay informed about the company, learn more about how freight rail contributes to our way of life, explore the company’s rich history and connect with other BNSF supporters.

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Railroads are by far the most environmentally preferred mode of surface transportation, and BNSF is a leader in the rail industry for the protection of our air, land and water.

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Economic Impact

U.S. and global economies rely on rail, and BNSF is a vital link in the global supply chain. We enable our customers to participate in a wide range of markets in North America and around the world.

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