There are more than 5,300 known minerals that exist on our planet. Many of them are used for commercial purposes and contribute to our way of life. For much of our history, BNSF has helped move those natural resources from where they to where they are needed. See how BNSF can help get your minerals where they are needed most
Want to ship Intermodal?
Intermodal is a shipping method in which more than one mode of transport is used. The freight may be moved in Containers and Trailers (dry or refrigerated), Specialized Flatbeds, or Tank Containers. BNSF's superior intermodal network offers speeds faster than the next leading intermodal provider, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Ship via Individual Railcar
Whether you're shipping one carload or multiple carloads, BNSF's individual railcar service offers you consistent, reliable and cost-effective service. Through this service, you can access the most efficient and fluid rail network in North America directly to/from your facility. Excellent for multi-truck quantities of commodities such as canned goods, steel, lumber, paper, and more. Easily fit three or more truckloads in a single railcar. Use the tabs below to learn more.