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Second KCS U.S./Mexico border bridge getting closer

(Source: Railway Age, September 6, 2022) Construction is expected to start in October or November on a second Kansas City Southern international rail bridge at the U.S./Mexico border connecting the border cities of Laredo, Tex. and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Full story:...

KCS Holiday Express returns to the rails for 2022

(Source: Kansas City Southern press release, September 6, 2022) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced today the first return to the rails of the KCS Holiday Express train since the start of the pandemic in 2020. This year, the festive, six-car...

KCS set to build $75 million rail bridge in Laredo

(Source: Freight Waves, August 28, 2022) Kansas City Southern is set to begin construction on a second international rail bridge at the Laredo, Texas-Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, border crossing. Construction is scheduled to begin in October or November and expected to be...

Port Laredo had its biggest month ever during March

(Source: Laredo Morning Times, May 23, 2022) LAREDO, Texas — Just as commercial vehicles saw a record number, trains also had a record month as Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific Railroad pulled a record 26,177 cars full of imports across the Rio Grande. Full...