Thursday, September 15, 2011

BNSF Launches Exclusive Website for Rail Advocates


 BNSF Launches Exclusive Website for Rail Advocates
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sep 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BNSF Railway (BNSF) today announced it has launched a website dedicated to providing exclusive content to the friends, allies and advocates interested in BNSF or freight rail transportation. Those who join the 'Friends of BNSF' website will gain access to articles, documents, photos and videos, many of which are not available anywhere else.

"Friends of BNSF will allow us to keep the community informed about issues that are important to freight rail transportation and its role in the U.S. economy," said John Ambler, BNSF vice president, Corporate Relations. "Rail fans, freight rail advocates, members of communities in which BNSF operates, and of course our employees and retirees are all welcome at Friends of BNSF."

Members will be able to view special news articles and videos, explore a one-of-a-kind resource library packed with company information, download exclusive wallpaper, ringtones and a screensaver.
The website will display treasures from BNSF's extensive historical archives. Members can explore the long history of the railroad and its predecessors through historical photos and videos, authentic maps and documents, and classic

brochures and advertisements.
Membership at Friends of BNSF is free, but visitors are required to provide an e-mail address in order to join the site. Friends of BNSF will be updated with new content regularly. Members can elect to receive e-mail notifications when new content is posted in their selected areas of interest. The first 10,000 new members who complete their profile including mailing address will receive a free 2012 BNSF calendar, which displays a collection of spectacular photos of our trains taken by BNSF employees. Visit friendsofbnsf.com to join and spread the word to your family, friends and neighbors!

About BNSF
BNSF Railway is one of North America's leading freight transportation companies operating on 32,000 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain, industrial goods and low-sulfur coal that help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. And we are working continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve. You can learn more about BNSF at www.BNSF.com .

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