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STB: BNSF, KCS, UP mediation "mandatory"
The Surface Transportation Board is directing BNSF Railway, Kansas City Southern Railway, and Union Pacific to "Engage in mandatory mediation to resolve" the issue of trackage rights over nine miles…
Mexico to its rail franchisees: “Yanqui go home”
At the turn of the 20th century, seven-term Mexican President Porfirio Diaz is cited as having complained, “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.”
Mexico's stalking railway horse impacting KCS
A railway reform bill that has been approved by the lower house of Mexico’s Congress and that would impose a form of open access has had a major impact on…
Schneider National, CN, KCS improve Mexico Direct
Schneider National’s nonstop, borderless Mexico Direct intermodal service, launched in 2006, now offers a new steel-wheel interchange in Jackson, Miss., with CN and Kansas City Southern. It’s described as “a…
KCS names Selby short line, energy markets VP
Kansas City Southern has promoted Darin P. Selby to Vice President Energy Markets and Short Line Partner Relations, from his previous position as Assistant Vice President.
KCS sets record 1Q revenue; earnings beat Street
Kansas City Southern early Friday reported first-quarter revenue of $553 million, up 1% from the comparable quarter in 2012 and a record. Net income was $94 million, or 94 cents…
Mad Money’s Jim Cramer: KCS “my new favorite stock”
No need for me to say anything about Kansas City Southern. Jim Cramer, CNBC’s host of “Mad Money,” says it all in this segment on the railroad’s growth in Mexico.
KCS’s Haverty receives Syracuse University Salzberg Medallion
Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management recently presented Kansas City Southern Executive Chairman Mike Haverty with the prestigious Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Program Medallion, which recognizes achievements in supply chain…
Lines on a map do not a merger make
While the railroad world waits for the Canadian Pacific Railway board of directors to name a permanent chief executive to succeed acting CEO Steve Tobias, some railfans are whiling away…
KCS: Record 1Q revenue, operating ratio
Kansas City Southern has reported record first-quarter 2012 revenue of $548 million with carloads up 7% from first-quarter 2011.
Standard & Poor's upgrades KCS credit rating
Standard & Poor's on Tuesday upgraded Kansas City Southern's credit rating to B+ with a positive outlook, one level below an investment grade rating, which would further cut borrowing costs. The upgrade…
Dave Starling: “Not just a job, but a way of life"
Highlights from Kansas City Southern President and CEO Dave Starling’s remarks upon receipt of the Railroader of the Year Award, Union League Club, Chicago, Ill., March 13, 2012. “Railroading in…
Kansas City Southern President and CEO David L. Starling named Railway Age Railroader of the Year
David L. Starling, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kansas City Southern, has been named 2012 Railroader of the Year by railroad industry trade journal Railway Age.
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