SOURCE: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

February 15, 2007 11:49 ET

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

FORT WORTH, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 --Directors of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI) voted on February 14, 2007 to pay a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on outstanding common stock.

Dividends on common stock will be paid April 2, 2007 to shareholders of record March 12, 2007. Common shares outstanding on January 31, 2007, totaled approximately 359 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-sulphur 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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