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Economic Development News and Resources

Find news, videos and PDFs that help tell you more about BNSF’s Economic Development to help expedite and facilitate the development of your facility.

Online Premier Transloader Directory

If your facility isn't rail accessible, transloading might be a good option for incorporating rail into your transportation strategy. Check out our BNSF Premier Transload Directory for a transloader near you.

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BNSF Railway Announces 2021 Economic Development Results

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today reported investments from customers served by the freight rail provider in 2021 totaled approximately $1.5 billion.

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BNSF Railway Announces Three New Certified Sites

BNSF today awarded three new locations its Certified Sites designation.

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It's All About the Base

When Base, Inc., first heard of the opportunity to locate their business at the upcoming BNSF Logistics Center Oklahoma City, their president, Scott Dickman, knew that’s where they wanted to be.


BNSF Transload Services

With access to over 400 facilities across our network, BNSF Transload Services enables businesses to take advantage of rail's cost savings and efficiencies even if the freight delivery destination isn’t located on rail.

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Locating to a BNSF Certified Site Helps Businesses Reduce Development Time

BNSF Certified Sites offer rail-served sites that are available for immediate development to increase speed to market and remain competitive.

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Ask BNSF with Chris Danos

Learn the answers about the benefits of BNSF Logistics Centers for businesses.

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Locate your Facility to a BNSF Logistics Center for your Industrial or Agricultural Freight Business

Locating your business to a shovel-ready BNSF Logistics Center with rail and infrastructure in place will extend your reach in growing markets and save you development time.

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Ask BNSF: How do I get Rail Access for my Property?

Learn the answers to some of our customers' most-asked questions about how to get direct-rail access for their facilities.

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Thinking Rail? Think BNSF.

Hear John Griesemer, President and CEO of the Erlen Group discuss the benefits and successes they've found with their direct-rail services by partnering with BNSF.

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Rail Served Buildings: An Amenity Like no Other

Learn about the advantages of having direct-rail access by adding a rail-served building to your supply chain.

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Rail-Served Real Estate: ROI for Today and the Future

At BNSF, we know the importance of planning for the longevity of your company. Learn about the benefits rail-served sites can provide you with now and in the future.

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Rail: The Sustainable Service Solution

BNSF trains can move one ton of freight nearly 500 miles on just one gallon of diesel fuel. Learn how moving freight by rail can help lower your cost and your carbon footprint with rail-served facilities.

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Diversify Your Portfolio with Truck-to Rail Transloading

Discover the benefits of working with BNSF to expand your capacity and save on cost through truck-to-rail transloading.

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Co-locate your Intermodal Freight Distribution Center to a BNSF Logistics Park

Co-locating at a BNSF Logistics Park will provide cost savings and improve your supply chain efficiency.

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