Fighting Fire with Fire Trains

Wildfires across the Western U.S. and Canada pose an increasing threat to railroads, including the potential to damage trestles and tracks. This article discusses railroads' efforts to prevent and manage wildfire damage. Highlighted are the special fire trains dispatched by BNSF Railway in the state of Washington.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 20-21
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  • Accession Number: 01611329
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 10:12AM