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BLET member killed at NS yard in Alabama

“This tragic loss underscores the safety risks present in railroading, even in the controlled environment of a rail yard,” BLET National President Eddie Hall said. “This week marks one year since Norfolk Southern’s derailment and chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio. I hope as we reflect on that disaster and on the need to continually improve rail safety that we also pause to remember Brother Wilson and the family he leaves behind.”

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BNSF posts lower revenue, income in Q4 2023

BNSF Railway Co. announced total revenue for fourth-quarter and full-year 2023 decreased 6% and 8%, respectively, compared with the same periods in the previous year.

STB’s Robert Primus: Deja vu, all over again

And just when you think our freight-rail network and national supply chain are back on solid ground, we now face yet another assault from those who view the Class Is as short-term cash cows. 

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