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Railroad industry fights to shape safety rules

...American Railroads, said he is dismayed that regulators are considering lowering oil train speeds to 30 mph. Burlington Northern-Santa Fe estimated that reducing speeds to 30 mph on just one portion of its network would cost $800 million.Railroads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/influence-game-shaping-rai
Buffett's investment firm plans to buy railroad

...cars across the country. The acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the nation's second-largest railroad...payment per share or common stock in Berkshire. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. stock shot up $20.93, or 27 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/04/bus_554378.shtml
Business
Gates, Buffett say recession's worst is behind us

...Buffett, who recently made what he called an "all-in wager" on the U.S. economy by acquiring railroad Burlington Northern Santa Fe. "The bottom has come in stocks. Don't pass on something that's attractive today." Sitting facing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/13/bus_555561.shtml
Business
Profits rise 57 percent

...nation's largest railroad, reported last week that its profit more than doubled in the first quarter, while Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. said Tuesday its profit rose 28 percent. CSX Corp. said last week its first-quarter profit rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/27/bus_79125.shtml
Business
Railroads seek expansions to clear bottleneck traffic

...bottlenecks, this is the best example we could possibly give you," said Mr. Rose, the chairman and CEO of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., on whose tracks the trains were stalled. The backup on this stretch of track near the Texas state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/bus_75246.shtml
Business
Authorities baffled by genetic testing program

...Puzzling scientifically, puzzling legally and puzzling as a matter of public relations." Fort Worth-based Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. agreed last week to stop its program after the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/18/tec_307685.shtml
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No new action new action against Union Pacific

...Union Pacific was directed to share some Texas track with two competitors, Texas Mexican Railway Co. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe. Today, the board provided a 45-day "wind-down period" in which Tex-Mex and BNSF would gradually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/01/bus_234811.shtml
Business
Stocks split less often, meaning many top $100 a share

...created cheaper Class B shares in 1996 and split them 50-for-1 in 2010, to make it easier for owners of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, a railroad that Berkshire bought, to exchange their shares for Berkshire shares.One possible casualty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-21/stocks-split-less-often-me
Companies spending big bucks at big game

...individuals donated $1 million apiece to the Super Bowl host committee for this year's event, including Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, PepsiCo.'s Frito-Lay division, T. Boone Pickens and engineering firm Fluor. In return, they'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-02-04/companies-spending-big-bucks-
NFL | Sports
Toxic train spills are rare, deadly

...accidents in the past three years - the Graniteville wreck and the June collision of a Union Pacific train with a Burlington Northern/Santa Fe freight in San Antonio where three people died and 44 were injured. The CDC report also noted an August 2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/01/met_441490.shtml
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