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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trainmaster
    Current Employee - Trainmaster

    I have been working at BNSF Railway full-time (more than an year)


    Great company, good place to learn! Worked with a great team


    Scheduling can become trivial with people leaving and promoting. When times are tough they 12 hour days can seem never ending.

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    Maybe care about middle management a little more! Other than that it's a great environment

    Neutral Outlook
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BNSF Railway Interviews

Updated Nov 15, 2014
Updated Nov 15, 2014

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    Conductor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BNSF Railway.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Basic orientation and interview questions. Safety is key. Take notes during the brief. Dress business casual. Plan for the interview process to take all day. Individual interviews last 20 to 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions
    • Very basic questions, some pertain to information given during the orientation.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

BNSF Railway Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Headquarters Fort Worth, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1850
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

BNSF Railway operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the company provides freight transportation over a network of about 32,000 route miles of track across two-thirds of the western US and two provinces in Canada. About 23,000 miles of that track are company owned, while the remainder is owned and permitted by other railroads. BNSF Railway owns or leases a fleet of about 6,700 locomotives. It also has some 30 intermodal facilities that help to transport agricultural, consumer, and industrial... More

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