BNSF News

High Court Limits Where Injury Lawsuits Against Firms Can Be Filed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving Texas-based BNSF Railway Co. …

Minnesota Trains Getting Positive Train Control

New safety technology that may have prevented last week’s deadly train crash in New Jersey is being implemented along some rail lines in Minnesota and elsewhere. The new technology, known as positive train control, is designed to automatically slow or …

Devils Lake, BNSF Reach Deal on Train Speeds

Train speeds were to begin increasing through Devils Lake on Wednesday under a deal between the North Dakota city and BNSF Railway that also calls for safety upgrades. The railroad last summer informed the city that it planned to double …