RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

BNSF

A collection of news and information related to BNSF published by this site and its partners.

Top BNSF Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Crews Bracing For Heavy Rains, Floods And Mudslides

    Crews Bracing For Heavy Rains, Floods And Mudslides
    Get ready for heavy rains and possible flooding this weekend.  Flood watches and warnings are in effect for parts of Western Washington. Crews are bracing for the heavy rainfall and they're keeping an eye on possible flooded rivers and street flooding...
  • When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up

    When that lonesome whistle blows, rail fans know where to line up
    By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
  • Wet Weekend For Western Washington

    Wet Weekend For Western Washington
    It was one of the fastest and most intense storms Western Washington has seen in a long time and the rain won't be stopping anytime soon. The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific rain systems will keep the state wet through the weekend,...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metra train in Berwyn

    Trains on Metra’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe line were moving again this evening -- but delayed -- after a man was struck and killed by a train in Berwyn, officials said. Berwyn fire officials were dispatched to the East Avenue crossing of the...
  • 2 Men Die in Separate Train Fatalities

    2 Men Die in Separate Train Fatalities
    A railroad official say two men are dead after being struck by freight trains in separate Washington crashes early Saturday. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the collisions occurred about a half hour, and many miles, apart. He...
  • Everett Mudslide Cleared From Tracks, Passenger Trains on 48 Hour Safety Hold

    Everett Mudslide Cleared From Tracks, Passenger Trains on 48 Hour Safety Hold
    Two mudslides that blocked the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad track between Everett and Mukilteo have been removed.     The slide was 7 feet deep and 30 feet wide according to Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe. Spokesman Gus Melonas (muh-LOH'-nus)...
  • Cold Temps and Thunderstorms

    Cold Temps and Thunderstorms
    Cold temperatures and isolated thunderstorms are on tap for tonight. These storms can produce hail, lightning and gusty winds. Q13 FOX News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelley says to expect power outages or downed trees when one of these storms moves...
  • Police say device found near woman killed by train is harmless

    Police say device found near woman killed by train is harmless
    A woman in her mid-50s was killed by a passing locomotive Thursday morning, Seattle police said. She was struck by southbound Burlington freight train. A small device was found near the woman, but police do not believe it belonged to her and have...
  • Deaf man's note spurs bomb threat response on Metra train

    Deaf man's note spurs bomb threat response on Metra train
    A miscommunication with a deaf person led police to erroneously believe a bomb threat was being made on a Metra train Monday night, leading to an emergency response, authorities said. Riverside police said this morning a Metra conductor flagged down a...
  • Man struck, killed by Metra BNSF train near Naperville

    Man struck, killed by Metra BNSF train near Naperville
    Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe service was shut down for almost 3 hours this evening after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, officials said. The man died, according to a release from Naperville Police. His name was being withheld...
  • Metra trains on move again after disabled freight train on BNSF line is moved

    Metra trains on move again after disabled freight train on BNSF line is moved
    A disabled freight train that blocked Metra trains on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line for more than an hour has been moved and commuter service has resumed. The first five trains of the morning were either halted in face of the disabled freight...