Railroads carry some hazardous freight and it is of the utmost importance for our customers, our employees and the communities we operate in that we handle these shipments safely.
Operating free of accidents and injuries has long been part of BNSF’s vision and our focus has been on proactively preventing accidents before they happen. BNSF has established a website www.BNSFhazmat.com as a way to communicate with first responders. By using this website, first responders can:
While we have made significant progress in reducing the likelihood of a hazmat incident, we also want to ensure that BNSF and the communities we serve are properly prepared to respond if an incident were to occur. To accomplish this BNSF has:
BNSF provides hazardous material traffic flow reports upon request to:
Officials requesting the information are asked to agree to use the information solely for emergency response planning purposes and not to make the information public for security reasons. This information is provided on a confidential basis.
To request information about shipments in your community, please fill out this form.