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BNSF Railway Becomes First US Rail Carrier to Purchase Newly Compliant Tank Cars for Crude Oil Transport

Unprecendented order for 5000 cars On Thursday, February 20th, BNSF Railway, owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway investment group and thus the only fully privately held Class I railroad in North America, announced that it would purchase a fleet of some five thousand new tank cars to carry crude oil.