BNSF Release – Invest to Expand Capacity and Maintain Vast Network

BNSF will spend more than $100 million per state in nearly half its network

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) announced details about the major capital projects it plans to complete in 2015 to maintain and grow its rail network.

These planned capital investments are part of BNSF’s 2015 capital plan of $6 billion, which was announced in November and is the company’s largest planned capital expenditure in its history. The investments include $2.9 billion to replace and maintain core network and related assets, nearly $1.5 billion on expansion and efficiency projects, $200 million for continued implementation of PTC and about $1.4 billion for locomotives, freight cars and other equipment acquisitions.

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