SOURCE: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

February 13, 2009 11:04 ET

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - February 13, 2009) - Directors of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI) voted today, February 13, 2009, to pay a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share on outstanding common stock. The dividend will be paid April 1, 2009, to shareholders of record March 11, 2009. Common shares outstanding on January 31, 2009, totaled approximately 339 million.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation's subsidiary BNSF Railway Company operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, with about 32,000 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. The railway is among the world's top transporters of intermodal traffic, moves more grain than any other North American railroad, transports 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 is an industry leader in Web-enabling a variety of customer transactions at

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