J.B. Hunt and BNSF Expand Intermodal Marketplace With Launch of Quantum

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and BNSF Railway (BNSF), have announced the launch of Quantum, a breakthrough intermodal service that accommodates the service-sensitive highway freight needs of customer supply chains. Quantum provides the consistency, agility and speed needed to transport service-sensitive highway freight using rail. Solutions are customized specifically to each customer’s needs, taking into account service expectations, transit requirements and operational procedures. The Quantum team is comprised of both ... [+]

BNSF to build new rail complex in Barstow

BNSF Railway recently announced plans to invest more than $1.5 billion to construct a state-of-the-art master-planned rail facility in Southern California – and the first being developed by a Class 1 railroad.The Barstow International Gateway will be an approximately 4,500-acre new integrated rail facility on the west side of Barstow, ... [+]

BNSF Railway EVP Operations Chief Greg Fox to retire

Greg Fox, executive vice president, Operations, plans to retire after more than 30 years with the railroad. Fox has served in that role since November 2010. Succeeding Fox as executive vice president, Operations, will be Dave Freeman effective June 1. Freeman will oversee the entire Operations organization, including Engineering, Environmental, Mechanical, ... [+]

BNSF sustainable campus project saves water, adds color

These wildflowers are firewheels, also known as Indian blankets, and right now they're covering much of BNSF Railway's headquarters campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They're part of a BNSF sustainability initiative that has already saved 2.5 million gallons of water. Since October 2015, the railroad has been converting the grounds from ... [+]

BNSF Trains 900+ Washington First Responders in 2015

Kudos to BNSF Railway for training more than 900 Washington state first responders during community hazmat training sessions held throughout the state in 2015. This includes 56 first responders who attended a three-day session in Marysville. The railroad sent another 91 Washington firefighters to specialized crude-by-rail training at the national railroad ... [+]

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