The Burlington Northern Railroad (reporting mark BN) was a United States-based railroad company formed from a merger of four major U.S. railroads. Burlington Northern operated between 1970 and 1996.
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Burlington Northern (BN), The West's First Mega Railroad. When created on March 2, 1970 the Burlington Northern was America's largest railroad. With a network comprising a staggering 26,000 miles (excluding subsidiaries Colorado & Southern and Fort Worth & Denver) it even eclipsed the enormous Penn Central Transportation Company.
This is an interactive system map of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway, a class I rail carrier along the western half of the United States. It shows transportation routes spanning over 32,000 miles.
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The Burlington Northern Railroad (BN) was created in 1970 through the consolidation of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, the Great Northern Railway, the Northern Pacific Railway and the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway.
Burlington Northern Schedule. Instructions:Click/Tap to highlight the row & column. Scroll/Swipe left and right for longer schedules. Route Google Map ». Metra Map ». Metra Schedule [PDF] Monday-Friday - To Chicago Union Station. Monday-Friday - To Aurora Station. Saturday - To Chicago Union Station.
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On March 2, 1970, the new railroad amalgamated nearly 2,000 locomotives from all four of the major American locomotive builders, American Locomotive Company, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Electro-Motive Division, and General Electric, with countless models, making Burlington Northern one of the more exciting railroads to follow.
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