SOURCE: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

April 23, 2009 13:27 ET

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - April 23, 2009) - Directors of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI) voted on April 23, 2009, to pay a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share on outstanding common stock.

Dividends on common stock will be paid July 1, 2009, to shareholders of record June 10, 2009. Common shares outstanding on March 31, 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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