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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, 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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