November, 2009 - jstagl - Editors' Posts - MyProgressiveRailroading

November, 2009

Editors' Posts

Editors' Posts
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  • At BNSF, passenger-rail relations take precedence

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    I spent the past two days visiting with senior BNSF Railway Co. executives — including top exec Matt Rose — at the Class I’s Fort Worth, Texas, headquarters. Needless to say, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. deal was a main discussion topic...
  • Forbes' rail sector assessment on — and off — target

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    Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s proposed buyout of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. shares is making investors pay more attention to the transportation sector, which largely has been overlooked, according to an interesting article posted online by Alexandra...
  • The buzz on Buffet's BNSF buyout

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    Yesterday, rail industry constituents and observers were abuzz about billionaire Warren Buffet’s proposal to buyout Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. to the tune of $44 billion. In what would amount to the largest-ever deal for Buffet’s Berkshire...