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BNSF to Beef Up Number of Rail Cars Moving Fuselages for Boeing 737

BNSF Railway Co. will add another 14 special rail cars to carry Boeing 737 fuselages in coming months to match Boeing’s rising production of its most popular aircraft model. The addition will bring the total number of such BNSF rail cars to 99.

Moving Boeing fuselages from Wichita to Renton, Wash., has been going on for more than 20 years, and BNSF Group Vice President David Garin said increasing volume shouldn’t create any problems.

“We’ve been doing this for such a long time, we feel like we’re part of the assembly line,” he said. “We go to all lengths to make sure we meet their scheduling. We feel very comfortable with our capacity.

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