Operational for more than 150 years, BNSF Railway Company is one of North America s largest rail networks with more than 32,000 route miles in over 25 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. With a work force of nearly 40,000 employees, the company is one of the world s largest transporters of intermodal traffic. It has approximately 6,700 locomotives and transports grains, fertilizers and bulk foods for the agricultural sector. The company also provides transportation solutions for industrial products, such as machinery, metals, minerals and building supplies. BNSF Railway Company is one of the largest transporters of low-sulfur coal in the United States. Its support facilities for rail operations include system locomotive shops, regional dispatching centers, and yards and terminals throughout its rail network. BNSF Railway Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation.