This is a password protected BNSF Website. It is solely intended for Community First Responders, our Hazmat Contractors and members of the BNSF Hazmat Team. If you are looking for general information about BNSF and how we handle hazardous materials, please visit the BNSF Rail Safety Website.
If you are a local emergency responder, elected- or emergency-management official and need BNSF hazmat commodity flow reports for your emergency response planning, click below to request information about shipments in your community. These are available on a confidential basis and for security reasons are not offered to the general public.
Community Responders who arrive first to the scene of a rail emergency and need critical information about the contents of a railcar can rely on the AskRail mobile application.
This mobile app provides immediate access to accurate, real-time data about each railcar on a train. This information can help emergency responders make informed decisions about how to respond to a rail emergency.
BNSF Railway devotes extensive resources to safely move and deliver products essential to our everyday lives, including hazardous materials. Our commitment is to transport freight safely and meet or exceed the expectations of our customers, partners, employees and the communities where we operate.
If you are currently employed by BNSF Railway, and if you have prior approval from your BNSF supervisor, you can request to join the BNSF Hazmat Responder Program. Applicants must work for one of the following departments:
On an annual basis, BNSF Railway provides numerous railroad specific training opportunities to our local community emergency responders throughout our system. If you are a community responder, please check out our recently added COMMUNITY TRAINING opportunities.