SOURCE: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

October 22, 2009 12:56 ET

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - Directors of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI) voted on Oct. 22, 2009, to pay a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share on outstanding common stock.

Dividends on common stock will be paid Jan. 4, 2010, to shareholders of record Dec. 14, 2009. Common shares outstanding on Sept. 30, 2009, totaled approximately 340 million.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation's subsidiary BNSF Railway Company operates one of the largest North American rail networks, with about 32,000 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. BNSF Railway Company is among the world's top transporters of intermodal traffic, moves more grain than any other American railroad, carries the components of many of the products we depend on daily, and hauls enough low-sulfur coal to generate about ten percent of the electricity produced in the United States. BNSF Railway Company is an industry leader in Web-enabling a variety of customer transactions at www.bnsf.com.

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