Muru Murugappan, Vice President of Technology Services and Chief Information Officer of BNSF Railway, explains how the North American freight railroad operator is continually working to leverage and explore new technologies and what this means for its future success.
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An award of $22.6 million will build on BNSF’s existing investments in sustainable technologies, which include Tier 4 locomotives and idle control.
Servicing both carload and unit train customers, the new Logistics Center in Oklahoma City will offer more flexibility to clients.
As part of BNSF’s $3.3 billion network-wide capital expenditure programme, California will receive $230 million for maintenance and expansion projects…
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