December 22, 2014 8:15 PM ET

Road and Rail

Company Overview of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC

Company Overview

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services. The company transports various consumer products, coal, industrial products, and agricultural products. As of December 31, 2013, it operated railroad networks with approximately 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states in the United States and 2 Canadian provinces. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

2650 Lou Menk Drive

Fort Worth, TX 76131

United States

Founded in 1994

43,000 Employees

Phone:

800-795-2673

Key Executives for Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 57
Executive Chairman
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Executive Vice President of Operations
Chief Marketing Officer of Intermodal and President of Intermodal
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC Key Developments

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter of 2014

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC announced earnings results for the third quarter of 2014. For the period, the company reported $1.035 billion net income, up from $989 million a year ago, as it handled 2% more carloads of freight and charged 3% more per car on average.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2013

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $989 million compared to $937 million for the same quarter ended September 30, 2012. Revenues were $5.65 billion compared to $5.34 billion for the same quarter ended September 30, 2012. For the nine months, net income was $2.67 billion compared to $2.44 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2012. Revenues were $16.26 billion compared to $15.41 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2012.

BNSF Railway Opens New Economic Development Office in Billings, Mont

BNSF Railway has opened a new Economic Development office in Billings, Mont. The expanded presence in Montana will help the railroad better serve existing and new customers in the region. The new Economic Development office will be located with the BNSF Montana Division office at 1555 Campus Way. Mechanical, transportation, and engineering employees report to the division office in Billings.

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