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J.B. Hunt, BNSF Announce Joint Initiative

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and BNSF Railway Co. (BNSF) are launching a joint effort to substantially improve capacity in the intermodal marketplace while also meeting the expanding needs of current customers.Demand for intermodal services has grown significantly in recent years as companies look to secure capacity, while reducing costs and their carbon footprint. Based on current and projected trends, J.B. Hunt plans to grow its intermodal fleet to as ... [+]

OmniTRAX Receives BNSF Premier Transload Facility Designation

The transload facility operated by the OmniTRAX, Inc.-managed Sands Spring Railway Company (SS) was named by BNSF as a Premier Status location, signifying superior performance, a comprehensive service offering and a minimum capacity level. BNSF awards a limited number of Premier Status partner facilities during the course of the year. "BNSF ... [+]

BNSF employees clearing heavy snow from track

Given the heavy pounding of snowfall that has been inflicting the US West, BNSF employees have been hard at work clearing the tracks along parts of its network in the north. Railroading means operating in the elements, but BNSF team members know how to work in these conditions. [+]

BNSF Picks Up Freight from Largest Container Vessel to Visit US

A BNSF intermodal train departs the Port of Los Angeles after taking on freight from the CMA-CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container vessel ever to visit a US port. The ship, which can carry nearly 18,000 20-foot containers, docked in Los Angeles on Dec. 26. It took 10 trains to ... [+]

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