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BNSF Railway

BNSF Railway operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, with about 32,500 route miles in 28 states and three Canadian provinces. The railway is among the world's top transporters of intermodal traffic, serves more grain-producing regions than any other railroad, and transports the components of many of the products we depend on daily.

Fort Worth, Texas
10,000+ employees

Diversity & Inclusion

BNSF is committed to our foundational values of diversity, equity and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We model the way through our senior leaders, BNSF employee-led diversity councils, Women EnRoute and our diverse business resource groups. We are deeply involved in the communities we serve and deeply invested in our diversity and inclusion programs. It’s through our actions that we create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that truly encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions and makes all employees feel they belong.

We challenge the status quo. We know we are on a journey of continuous improvement. We encourage employees to raise questions and concerns, and we view the resulting dialogue as an opportunity to learn and improve. We promote the open exchange of diverse perspectives, ideas and opinions.

By intentionally creating a culture of equality and belonging, we can achieve our Vision and realize our tremendous potential—not only as a company, but as individuals. We at BNSF are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


For your growing family: Pregnancy support programs, adoption and surrogacy assistance.

For your nest egg: Competitive 401 (k) and spending accounts, RRB retirement annuity, opportunities to purchase Berkshire Hathaway stock.

For your health: Health coaching, gym membership discounts, telemedicine and other wellness resources.

For your career: Professional development and growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement for job-related degrees and recognition programs.

Just for fun: Discounts on retail, travel, fitness, moving, mortgage lending and pet insurance.


At BNSF, we do not just talk about culture, we live it. As a team member here, you would immediately experience how our culture is woven into what we do. Our goal is for everyone to achieve their highest potential by focusing on safety, continuous improvement, plus personal and professional growth. As an employee at BNSF, we have multiple programs to ensure that you will be recognized and appreciated for all your impactful work.  

We also have plenty of developmental opportunities to further your career! Many of our team members that joined BNSF have experienced multiple career paths that were completely unplanned for them. We make development a priority at BNSF. 

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture. We have been recognized by multiple organizations such as Forbes (Best Employer for Women and New College Grads), Military Times (Best for Vets), and the Human Rights Campaign (Best Place to Work) for our outstanding culture! 

Opportunities at BNSF Railway

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