The Surface Transportation Board logged over 25 hours last week to hear from stakeholders about the advantages and drawbacks of the proposed Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern merger.
A Canadian whistleblower wants STB to press CP on how it plans to operate its private police force in the U.S. after its merger with Kansas City Southern.
Canadian Pacific has won clearance from U.S. regulators for its KCS acquisition and has reached a labor agreement with union leaders for train and engine employees.
Florida-based Patriot Rail plans to acquire Denver-based Pioneer Lines. Both companies operate short-line railroads in multiple states.
Senators and two U.S. House representatives from Illinois object to the railway merger between Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern as currently proposed, saying the Surface Transportation Board should respond to their constituents’ concerns.
La STB también deniega las solicitudes en el procedimiento sobre el deseo de Amtrak de la Costa del Golfo de establecer un servicio ferroviario de pasajeros
The Surface Transportation Board will conduct a three-day hearing in late September to find out from Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern directly about issues related to the railways’ proposed merger.
The STB is sifting through hundreds of pages on the perceived advantages and disadvantages of a merger between Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern.
Three commissioners of the Federal Maritime Commission contend a merger between Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern would result in diverting U.S.-bound intermodal traffic to Canadian ports.