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Kansas City Southern

Company Description

Kansas City Southern (KCS), incorporated on January 29, 1962, is a holding company that is the parent company of the Kansas City Southern Railway, a Class I railroad headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It is also sometimes known as “The NAFTA Railroad” in reference to the North American Free Trade Agreement because its operations carry goods between the Midwestern United States and Mexico.

The Company has domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. [Source: Reuters]

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