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Eyes in the sky, feet on the ground: BNSF employee pilots unmanned aerial systems

Nick Dryer is a pilot whose job keeps him firmly on the ground. His official title is Manager II UAS – TS for BNSF. UAS is a clue; it stands for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), better known as drones, which the railroad uses for multiple purposes, including supplementing the inspections of our track and structures.

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Sounding the horn for grade-crossing safety

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Only the best: BNSF’s testing lab helps railroad choose the right materials for the job

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Wired Tight: Planning, communication help BNSF employees fight Dixie Fire

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Mud, rock, water and snow: Detectors help BNSF respond to slides and floods

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Geo car technologies detect what the eye can’t

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Preparing for any event: BNSF provides hands-on ice training for first responders

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Five at the forefront: Women make a difference for safety at BNSF

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Social distance training keeps first responders prepared

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Making a list and checking it twice: A look at BNSF’s Winter Action Plans

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Answering the Call: BNSF Keeps Supplies Moving in Times of Crisis

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Paw-fficer on duty: How BNSF’s K-9 unit helps keep the railroad secure

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It's a bird, it's a plane...it's BNSF: how we lead the way in advanced drone operations

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BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

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Don't let a photo op derail your future

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Artificial Intelligence: A look at how BNSF creates a safer, smarter railroad

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BNSF takes on Avalanche Alley

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BNSF on the Front Line of First Responder Training

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