Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A +1.1%) Burlington Northern railroad plans to increase capital...

|About: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A +1.1%) Burlington Northern railroad plans to increase capital spending to $3.9B this year in order to boost capacity for coal shipments as demand increases with oil pipelines maxing out. The proposal includes $2.1B for the core network and another $1.1M on locomotive, freight car and equipment acquisitions.