Watco - Kaw River

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Watco - Kaw River

Postby outdoorbob » Wed Apr 21, 2004 3:32 pm

Does anybody know anything of the Watco take over of some lines (rail yards?) in the Kansas City area?

Postby fnwjohn » Sun Jun 20, 2004 9:56 am

The Watco line is to be called Kaw River RR, Inc. They filed notice of exemption with STB, and almost immediately UTU filed to have the exemption revoked. Kaw River recently filed a gag order with STB, meaning we won't hear much about what's happening for now. Basically, this is not a 'done deal' just yet.

Postby wess » Wed Sep 01, 2004 8:51 pm

What sections are they referring to? Or is this just some stubs of industrial leads in Kansas City proper?

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