October 1, 2014

BNSF UTU member killed in yard accident

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A BNSF Railway yard worker, Thomas F. Bleyenberg, a member of UTU Local 5, Kansas City, Mo., was killed Mon., Aug. 15, when he became trapped between two rail cars at the carrier’s Argentine Yard here.  Bleyenberg was working a two-person remote control assignment with a third student-operator, according to reports. Bleyenberg, [...]