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

BNSF started using drones – technically called unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – to assist in addressing disruptions to our rail traffic, called service interruptions, in 2015, when heavy rains impacted our tracks around Valley View, Texas. Since then, our capabilities for harnessing drone technology to better serve our customers have only advanced, in large part due to a partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

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

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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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