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BNSF to Old Man Winter: BRRRing it!

Winter is just part of railroading, but in large portions of the BNSF network, record-breaking cold temperatures, wind chills and heavy snow and ice created significant challenges in mid-January. BNSF railroaders were prepared as a series of storms moved across our system, starting on the West Coast before moving across the Great Plains and into the Southeast.

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Locomotive winterization: Avoiding ice, ice, baby

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Winter preparations heat up as cold weather approaches

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Any time is train time: BNSF employees volunteer their time to help protect the public

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BNSF safety leader recognized for dedication to local first responders in Canada

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Crossing replacement: What’s old is new again

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Keeping on top of track conditions from down under

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Respect and trust: Employees build strong relationships with coworkers to keep focus on safety

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BNSF and BRC: Coming together to forge a safer, more efficient future through new brake health technology

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Coveted Safety Bells ring out excellence

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Incident Command team training: Safety in numbers

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Breaking the ice between BNSF, first responders: Free training and resources for hazmat response

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BNSF’s layers of safety protect employees, communities and trains

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Roadmaster's route takes life-saving detour

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Help spread the word about rail safety

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How to make summertime a safer time

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Above and beyond: BNSF’s Safety Employees of the Year

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Snowplow operators: BNSF’s winter warriors

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There's snow place like a snow shed

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Sounding the horn for grade-crossing safety

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Only the best: BNSF’s testing lab helps railroad choose the right materials for the job

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Wired Tight: Planning, communication help BNSF employees fight Dixie Fire

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Mud, rock, water and snow: Detectors help BNSF respond to slides and floods

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Preparing for any event: BNSF provides hands-on ice training for first responders

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Five at the forefront: Women make a difference for safety at BNSF

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Social distance training keeps first responders prepared

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Making a list and checking it twice: A look at BNSF’s Winter Action Plans

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Answering the Call: BNSF Keeps Supplies Moving in Times of Crisis

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Paw-fficer on duty: How BNSF’s K-9 unit helps keep the railroad secure

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BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

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Don't let a photo op derail your future

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BNSF takes on Avalanche Alley

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BNSF on the Front Line of First Responder Training

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