BNSF Railway Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

BNSF Railway Retirement Plan

Updated Jul 21, 2014

103 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

BNSF Railway offers a retirement pension plan.

This information about the Retirement Plan benefit at BNSF Railway is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of BNSF Railway. The description here may not reflect the current BNSF Railway Retirement Plan benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Conductor in Lubbock, Texas

    100 times better and more futuristic compared to social security.

  • Jul 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Fort Worth, Texas

    Good 401(k) funds with Vanguard, Railroad Retirement instead of Social Security means more money stashed away for the future, and defined benefit pension plan.

  • Jun 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Manager Training in Kansas City, Kansas

    401k match, you all get Railroad Retirement, which is way better that standard social security. also have Company Pension match.

  • Feb 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Consultant in Fort Worth, Texas

    I heard that the company has very good retirement benefit plan.

  • Nov 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Trainmaster in Chicago, Illinois

    Railroad retirement is unmatched, top notch

  • Aug 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Topeka, Kansas

    'old school' pension vested after 5 years, Railroad Retirement not Social Security; much better

  • Jul 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Railroad Conductor in Dilworth, Minnesota

    When you retire, you keep the same salary you were making during active employment. Plus spouse gets retirement also.

  • May 31, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Human Resources in Fort Worth, Texas

    Pension and Railroad retirement make for a very nice full retirement.

  • May 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Electronics Technician II in Chicago, Illinois

    Rail road retirement is one of the best plans you can get into. You pay more in taxes into ehat is called tier 2 but you don't pay social security.

  • Apr 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Production Roadmaster in Amarillo, Texas

    As a railroad employee, you no longer contribute to Social Security...you're with the Railroad Retirement System. Better benefits and a much more stable system. As a salaried employee, you can participate in a 401(k) and a company retirement program as well


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