Rose explains LNG locomotive project; other Class I's follow suit

03/7/2013 | · Journal of Commerce, The · Bloomberg

BNSF's plan to test the feasibility of natural gas as a fuel alternative for locomotives was driven by cost factors, said BNSF Chairman and CEO Matt Rose during the IHS CERAWeek energy summit. Canadian National announced similar plans earlier, and other Class I's are showing interest. Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific are partnering with locomotive manufacturers on the idea, while CSX is reviewing the viability of natural gas-fueled trains.

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