Tags: "KCS"

20 Oct
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Kansas City Southern reports record third quarter 2017 operating income and operating ratio

October 20, 2017 – TRA Newswire – In a nutshell: third quarter revenues of $657 million, an increase of 9% from third quarter 2016 on a 3% increase in carloads Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) reported third quarter 2017 revenues ...

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18 Oct
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Hurricane Harvey still disrupting some industries along the Texas coast / rail tallies cost

October 17, 2017 – Two related stories: Railroads, shippers assess damage wrought by two historic storms – ProgressiveRailroading.com – As of late September, railroads and transit agencies affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma were still evaluating the toll the devastating ...

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18 Oct
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KCS Railway announces new safety, environmental push

October 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that it has formed a new Health, Safety and Environmental group within the Operations department to consolidate occupational health, workplace and public safety, and environmental functions under ...

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12 Sep
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KCS’ Holiday Express Train to target Texas communities hit by Hurricane Harvey

September 12, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS)  has released its schedule for the 17th annual Holiday Express train, which will stop in 22 communities in six states on 26 dates. This year, KCS will work with ...

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06 Sep
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Update: more rail lines restored in Texas Gulf Region following Hurricane Harvey

September 6, 2017 – TRA Newswire  – Railroad crews didn’t take time off from Labor Day weekend and were kept busy in recovery efforts along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast following a battering by Hurricane Harvey and torrential flooding. ...

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28 Aug
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Union Pacific & KCS give generous donations to Hurricane Harvey relief

UPDATED August 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Two Class 1 railroads in Texas have announced Hurricane Harvey relief funds to help those impacted by the disaster. Union Pacific today pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The funds ...

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28 Aug
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Catastrophic flooding brings Texas Gulf Coast railroads to standstill

UPDATED August 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Massive flooding caused by Hurricane / Tropical Storm Harvey has wreaked havoc with all modes of transportation, especially railroads, along the Texas Gulf Coast and around Houston.  All three Class I railroads that ...

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18 Aug
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KCS Joins U.S. & Mexican officials for dedication of cargo processing facility at Laredo, Texas rail border-crossing

August 18, 2017 – TRA Newswire – (Laredo, Texas) Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) president and CEO Patrick J. Ottensmeyer joined officials representing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Mexican Customs (SAT) Thursday in the dedication of a new, ...

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22 Jul
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Kansas City Southern revenue & income up in 2Q

July 21, 2017 – RailwayAge.com – Kansas City Southern reported record second quarter 2017 revenues of $656 million, up 15% on-year, as carloads increased 6%. The Kansas City, Mo.-based company said operating income increased 9% to $239 million, a historic ...

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16 May
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KCS Railway to spend $25M in capacity, maintenance & safety upgrades

May 16, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced today that its subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), is investing approximately $24.6 million in 2017 on construction and improvement projects on its Pittsburg, Heavener and ...

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