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Railway Lines in Chicago, Illinois: Bnsf Railway, Purple Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Red Line, South Shore Line, Brown Line, Pink Line

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Published August 30th 2011
ISBN : 9781155389738
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42 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: BNSF Railway, Purple Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Red Line, South Shore Line, Brown Line, Pink Line,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: BNSF Railway, Purple Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Red Line, South Shore Line, Brown Line, Pink Line, Orange Line, Yellow Line, Metra Electric Line, Kenwood branch, Rock Island District, Milwaukee District/North Line, BNSF Railway Line, SouthWest Service, Milwaukee District/West Line, Union Pacific/North Line, Prairie Marksman, Bloomingdale Line, Metropolitan Main Line, Union Pacific/Northwest Line, North Central Service, Union Pacific/West Line, Heritage Corridor, Suburban Transit Access Route, SouthEast Service. Excerpt: The BNSF Railway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It is one of seven North American Class I transcontinental railroads and the second largest freight railroad network in North America, second only to the Union Pacific Railroad, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight. It was formed December 31, 1996, as the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway, when the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (often called the Santa Fe) was merged into the Burlington Northern Railroad. In 1999, BNSF and the Canadian National Railway announced their intention to merge and form a new corporation entitled the North American Railways to be headquartered in Montreal, Canada. The United States Surface Transportation Board (STB) placed a fifteen-month moratorium on all rail mergers, which ended this merger. On January 24, 2005, the railroads name was officially changed to BNSF Railway, using the initials of its original name. BNSF Railway is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, the holding company formed by the September 22, 1995, merger of Burlington Northern, Incorporated, and the Santa Fe Pacific Corporation. According to corporate press releases, the BNSF Railway is among the top transporters of int...