BNSF Reports Almost $3 Billion in Customer Investments Last Year

This article has been reprinted from the Feb. 7 USDA Grain Transportation Report.

Last week, BNSF Railway (BNSF) announced that its customers invested nearly $3 billion in 2018 to create or expand their facilities.

According to the press release, it is “the eighth consecutive year that BNSF customers and local economic development organizations have invested more than $1 billion in a calendar year.”

Among the customers highlighted, Dakota Plains opened a new $40 million grain terminal in Napa Junction, SD, capable of handling 110-car trains.

It is one of the largest grain facilities in southeastern South Dakota.