[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 2, 2022 - Bill Stephens, Trains.com -
BNSF Railway has urged federal regulators to take steps to protect cross-border traffic to and from Mexico as part of any approval of the proposed Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger.
But BNSF dropped its plan to pursue trackage rights over KCS to the Laredo, Texas, gateway in its Monday regulatory filing, which was posted to the Surface Transportation Board website on Wednesday.
Two-thirds of CPKC’s projected traffic growth is expected to come from cross-border traffic to and from Mexico, BNSF notes.
Read more: https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/bnsf-railway-critical-of-cpkc-merger-proposals-seeks-protections-from-regulators/
Photo credit: BNSF Photo by Ken Fitzgerald[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]