Safety | Rail Talk Blog | BNSF

Highlighting our commitment to safety, service, communities and our heritage.

Sounding the horn for grade-crossing safety

The ABCs of railroad crossing safety are really the EEEs: Education, Enforcement and Engineering. Thanks to a focus on all three, the number of train/motor vehicle collisions in the U.S. has fallen 84 percent – from a 1972 high of about 12,000 annual incidents to approximately 1,900 incidents in 2020.

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Geo car technologies detect what the eye can’t

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Social distance training keeps first responders prepared

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's BNSF: how we lead the way in advanced drone operations

Read More

BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

Read More

Don't let a photo op derail your future

Read More

Artificial Intelligence: A look at how BNSF creates a safer, smarter railroad

Read More

BNSF takes on Avalanche Alley

Read More

BNSF on the Front Line of First Responder Training

Read More