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For KCS, a challenging third quarter
Kansas City Southern (KCS) reported third-quarter 2016 revenues of $605 million, a decrease of 4% from third-quarter 2015, in what management is describing as a very challenging period.
KCS increasing speed in Mississippi
Kansas City Southern announced October 17 that train speed on 2.5 miles of track between Martin Luther King Street and Highway 90 in Gulfport, Miss. will increase from 10 to…
KCS opens transload terminal in Dallas with Watco
Kansas City Southern announced Oct. 6 that its U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has opened a new, multi-commodity transload terminal at its former Zacha intermodal terminal…
KCS upgrading Greenville Subdivision
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced August 10th that its subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), is investing approximately $13 million in 2016 on construction and improvement projects on…
Ottensmeyer succeeds Starling as KCS CEO
Patrick J. Ottensmeyer will succeed David L. Starling as Kansas City Southern CEO, effective July 1, 2016. Ottensmeyer will retain the title of President, a position he assumed on March…
KCS to invest $20 million in rail line from Kansas through Louisiana
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced April 5, 2016 that its principal U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), will invest approximately $20 million in 2016 in construction and…
KCS promotes Songer to Executive VP, COO
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced March 11, 2016 the promotion of Jeffrey M. Songer from Senior Vice President Engineering and Chief Transportation Officer to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating…
KCS Shreveport Terminal set for investment
Kansas City Southern subsidiary Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) will invest approximately $5.6 million in 2016 in construction and improvement projects on its Shreveport Terminal Subdivision.
KCS reports difficult fourth quarter
Kansas City Southern (KCS) on Jan. 22, 2016 reported fourth-quarter 2015 revenues of $598 million, a decrease of 7% from fourth-quarter 2014. Overall, carload volumes were 2% lower than in…
KCS releases annual ‘state of the railroad’ report
In its 2015 state of the railroad report, released to employees on Jan. 4, 2015, Kansas City Southern (KCS) said the company will see many of the same challenges in…
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