Railroads carry some hazardous freight and it is of the utmost importance for our customers, the communities through which we operate and our employees 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 preventing accidents in the first place. BNSF has established a website, www.BNSFhazmat.com, as a way to communicate with first responders. By using this website, first responders can do the following:
While we have made significant progress in reducing the likelihood of a hazmat incident in any community, we also want to ensure BNSF and the communities we serve can be prepared to respond if an incident were to occur.
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.