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4/8/2003



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

BNSF creates Web site to fuel diesel-conservation program


To help reach its goal of improving fuel efficiency 4.1 percent this year compared with 2002, Burlington Northern Santa Fe recently launched a Web site to provide employees information and updates on diesel-conservation efforts.


Located at http://bnsfweb.bnsf.com/fuel/index.html, the site features fuel-related articles and conservation facts.


The site also includes briefings on current initiatives, such as shutting down and isolating locomotives; improving train handling procedures; preventing spills; employing lubrication systems; dispatching techniques; and building locomotive consists.


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