As a result of an incident involving an Environmental/Emergency Response Contractor working on BNSF property, without proper track protection established and in place, we are posting the attached Safety Briefing and Contractor Safety Briefing Card to reinforce key safety concepts surrounding this incident.  While no...

BNSF was recently honored with the 2018 Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER®) National Achievement Award for the company's outreach efforts to help communities prepare for and respond to possible hazardous material incidents. This is the 19​th National Achievement Award BNSF has received from TRANSCAER®....

BNSF successfully completed our 2018 California OSPR table top exercise and equipment deployment in Westwood, CA utilizing our California Oil Spill Contingency Plan and Geographical Response Plans.   This exercise demonstrated the capability of industry and agencies to work together to minimize and mitigate the impacts...

BNSF Railway received the 2017 National TRANSCAER® Achievement Award. This award is given in recognition of extraordinary achievement in support of the TRANSCAER® initiative that extends beyond the geographic boundaries of any one region. Congratulations BNSF Hazmat Team for your efforts and dedication ensuring first responders and...

During the week of October 16-18, 2017, BNSF held a 24 Hour Emergency Response with Derailment Scenario training course for municipal first responders and our BNSF emergency response contractors. This course focused on familiarization and responding to railroad hazmat emergencies, allowing participants to gain knowledge...