BNSF Assists First Responders in the Bay Area

The Alameda County Fire Department recently contacted BNSF’s hazmat team in response to an industrial fire at a metal recycling facility in San Leandro, Calif. The fire department requested use of BNSF’s fire trailer that is pre-positioned in Alameda, because they had used their entire supply of firefighting foam and needed more quickly to extinguish

Working to Maintain the Railroad in Central California

In September and October, BNSF replaced more than 30,000 ties over a 75-mile stretch of track from north of Madera to Corcoran, Calif. BNSF coordinated closely with Amtrak to minimize passenger service delays and complete this work as efficiently and safely as possible. This maintenance work was part of BNSF’s $170 million capital commitment in California

Supporting Breast Cancer Initiatives in Southern California

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the BNSF Foundation was a proud sponsor of two events in Southern California to support breast cancer research and those going through treatment. In Los Angeles, BNSF supported the Breast Cancer Research Foundation‘s LA Goes Pink event, which raised $250,000 to fund life-saving breast cancer research. And in Riverside