BNSF plans to test LNG-fueled locomotives

Mar 08, 2013 | 04:59 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  BNSF Railway, BNSF, locomotive fuel, liquified natural gas, LNG, pilot program, Matthew Rose, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — BNSF Railway Co. will begin testing a small number of locomotives using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an alternative fuel later this year, chairman and chief executive officer Matthew K. Rose said March 6 at the IHS CERAWeek 2013 conference in Houston.

"The use of liquefied natural gas as an alternative fuel is a potential transformational change for our railroad and for our industry," he said.....

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