Kansas City Southern and Affiliates

Discussion related to the past and present operations of Kansas City Southern Lines, including affiliates Texas Mexican Railway, Grupo Transportation Ferroviaria Mexicana (TFM), and Panama Canal Railway Co. Official web site can be found here: KCSOUTHERN.COM.

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  • NYSE:KSU Stock and Profitability Discussion
    by Jeff Smith » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:44 am
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    Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:33 am
  • KCS diesel roster
    by Otto Vondrak » Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:52 am
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  • Crew Change Points
    by John23 » Wed May 22, 2019 3:26 pm
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  • US - Mexico Trade Accord
    by Gilbert B Norman » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:54 am
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  • KCSdeM and Port of Lazaro Cardenas
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:11 pm
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  • Efforts to save Louisiana & Arkansas #503, Port Arthur, TX.
    by 3rd Gen. Brakeman » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:40 pm
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  • KCS- Surviving Passenger Equipment
    by 3rd Gen. Brakeman » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:48 pm
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  • Spotting along the Meridian Speedway
    by sullysullinburg » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:54 pm
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  • KCS stock is soaring
    by Safetee » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:55 am
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    Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:52 pm
  • Switching trades with KCS
    by Bigrich » Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:12 pm
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    Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:03 pm
  • Help to know locomotives history 2
    by Benny » Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:53 pm
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  • KCS - SP Merger in 1980s
    by CPF363 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:11 pm
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  • KCS seniority district
    by pepper0105 » Mon May 05, 2008 11:35 pm
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  • Heavy Equipment mechanic
    by Mustangracer11 » Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:46 am
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  • Macaroni/Rosenburg Line Info Needed Please
    by frankgaron2 » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:54 am
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  • AAPRCO May 2014 Special Train on KCS
    by jhdeasy » Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:56 pm
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  • Panama Canal Railway
    by charding » Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:23 pm
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  • Fast Kansas City Southern ES44AC 4709
    by M10000 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:45 pm
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  • KCS Signaling
    by 23kexpress » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:46 pm
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    Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:16 am
  • Major KCS Yards?
    by raytylicki » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:53 pm
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    Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:30 am
  • New GE Locomotives
    by morris&essex4ever » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:27 am
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  • KCS M-SHNS enters Norris Yard with the KCS 4025 leading
    by Southern4501 » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:37 pm
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  • KCS Paint schemes
    by Mr.S » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:39 am
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    Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:10 pm
  • Mississippi River Flooding & the KCS
    by Ridgefielder » Fri May 06, 2011 12:07 pm
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    Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:37 am
  • busiest route on the kcs
    by lakeshoredave » Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:29 pm
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    Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:21 am
  • New Orleans Diesel Shop
    by riffian » Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:09 pm
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  • KCS's "Ghosts"
    by ThePointyHairedBoss » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:54 pm
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    Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:03 am
  • Business Without Borders
    by Gilbert B Norman » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:29 pm
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  • AAPRCO 2011 Convention and KCS
    by jhdeasy » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:32 pm
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    Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:00 pm
  • Kansas City Southern on Long Island NY
    by jhdeasy » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:10 pm
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  • What makes up the KCS?
    by union21 » Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:52 pm
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    Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:50 pm
  • kcs hiring question...
    by we1974 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 4:38 pm
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  • IAIS business cars - former KCS?
    by Tadman » Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:53 am
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    Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:36 pm
  • new rail spur, louisville, ms
    by callmove » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:58 pm
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  • KCS to demolish the Pittsburg, KS Main Shop
    by 3rd Gen. Brakeman » Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:33 pm
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  • Southbound KCS excursion?
    by mobarbq » Sun May 02, 2010 9:44 am
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  • Where is the KCS yard in Kansan City?
    by Buffalobill » Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:43 pm
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  • 10 SD40's to PanAM Railways
    by atholrail » Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:13 pm
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  • "Southern Belle" paint scheme
    by tj48 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:56 am
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  • Growth of the KCS
    by RAILROADTRAINING » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:54 pm
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    Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:35 pm
  • KCS de Mexico
    by ljeppson » Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:18 pm
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    Last post by Gilbert B Norman
    Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:15 am
  • KCS locomotive roster
    by Ira » Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:15 pm
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    Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:20 am
  • Working at the KCS Beaumont Yard
    by shawnd71 » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:52 pm
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  • Meridian, Ms
    by NSrailfan929 » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:00 pm
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    Mon Nov 23, 2009 4:38 pm
  • KCS Number 672
    by bruce a. » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:48 pm
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    Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:48 am
  • KCS cabooses
    by Gregslaton » Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:47 pm
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    Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:39 am
  • KCS Southern Belle Pics - Newer Freight Power
    by Tadman » Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:44 pm
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    Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:29 pm
  • Who purchased KCS 605?
    by deandremouse » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:57 am
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    Thu Sep 17, 2009 8:23 pm
  • Rosenberg to Victoria, TX
    by rails1999 » Sat Mar 15, 2008 1:48 pm
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    Wed Jun 17, 2009 11:11 am
  • Springfield, IL local
    by Iles » Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:49 pm
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  • Baton Rouge to New Orleans
    by atsf sp » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:28 pm
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    Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:18 pm
  • KCS Steam Locomotives
    by Thomas I » Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:11 pm
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  • katrina damage?
    by consist » Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:23 pm
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    Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:23 pm
  • Why hasn't the KCS looked at a new route to St Louis
    by oat324 » Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:30 pm
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    Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:52 pm
  • What is status of Primerd Belle units?
    by train2 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:29 pm
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  • What haulage rights does KCS have?
    by NE2 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 5:04 am
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  • KCS East St. Louis crews?
    by hiballer » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:54 am
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  • KCS Topeka Trackage Rights
    by Tadman » Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:42 am
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    Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:14 pm
  • paint schemes
    by photorailfan » Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:17 pm
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  • KCS in KC
    by dhaugh » Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:37 pm
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    Last post by Tadman
    Sun Jul 06, 2008 9:15 pm
  • NAFTA Paint scheme
    by Engineer James » Tue Jun 06, 2006 9:44 am
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    Last post by tomjohn
    Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:40 pm
  • KCS 666
    by Running Bear » Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:17 pm
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    Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:00 am
  • Friendly Crew at Joplin
    by livesteamer » Sun Feb 24, 2008 2:44 am
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  • new hires for the texmex/texas division
    by texmexcoo » Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:33 am
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    Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:21 am
  • SD70ACe user friendliness
    by uhaul » Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:13 pm
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    Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:52 am
  • Why is Norco so popular?
    by GCOR 1.7 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:04 am
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  • TFM bought out by KCSM?
    by ljeppson » Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:49 am
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  • Railfan Locations
    by PT1101 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:19 pm
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  • Deadline Diesels
    by uhaul » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:38 pm
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    Mon Jan 14, 2008 11:58 am
  • KCS 4605 leads NS 213 at Reading, PA image
    by CSX4758 » Tue Oct 09, 2007 8:34 am
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    Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:16 pm
  • F Units
    by masscoastalfan » Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:40 pm
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    Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:33 pm
  • TFM Trains to Matamoros/Brownsville
    by Rockingham Racer » Tue Jun 21, 2005 4:23 pm
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    Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:55 pm
  • KCS/TFM Units in SLC
    by ljeppson » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:40 am
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  • Living in Norco
    by Steviereno » Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:52 am
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    Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:34 am
  • Early 1980s action
    by Otto Vondrak » Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:16 pm
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    Last post by staffhog
    Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:54 pm
  • KCS in Baton Rouge in 1984
    by erielackawanna » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:41 pm
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    Last post by GOLDEN-ARM
    Sun Aug 12, 2007 5:28 pm
  • Crossing international border at Mexico
    by toberborgan » Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:28 pm
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    Last post by kickum
    Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:18 pm
  • Possible new business car at KC Union Station
    by John_Perkowski » Tue May 29, 2007 3:42 pm
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    Last post by Tadman
    Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:11 pm
  • Identifying KCS Train Symbols...
    by Wanderer » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:54 am
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    Last post by lakeshoredave
    Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:28 pm
  • KCS + DME/ICE?
    by rrfoose » Sat Jun 16, 2007 4:32 pm
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    Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:03 pm
  • KCS to return to old passenger colors on all new engines
    by EJ&ESDM809 » Mon Jan 01, 2007 2:31 pm
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    Fri Apr 27, 2007 9:12 pm
  • KCS baggage cars
    by Gregslaton » Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:15 pm
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    Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:20 pm
  • KCS de Mexico?
    by uhaul » Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:22 pm
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    Sat Apr 07, 2007 4:47 pm
  • Locomotive Footplate Trips
    by UKrailwayman » Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:45 pm
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    Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:07 pm
  • More rumors? NOT HERE.............
    by Champlain Division » Fri May 19, 2006 9:55 pm
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    Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:25 pm
  • what to expect
    by resauto » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:10 am
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    Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:04 am
  • AC4400CW renumbering
    by U-Haul » Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:57 pm
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    Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:06 am
  • Moving to Kansas
    by Tadman » Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:55 am
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  • KCS work schedule
    by tenbaker » Sun Jul 30, 2006 2:20 pm
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    Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:48 pm
  • A QUESTION REGARDING THE KCS F-40-PH.............
    by metra 613 » Tue Apr 19, 2005 10:23 pm
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    Sun Apr 09, 2006 2:12 am
  • Caboose, Vivian, LA
    by caboose9 » Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:24 am
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  • New Power.
    by jg greenwood » Fri Dec 23, 2005 9:09 am
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    Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:01 pm
  • Stainless Steel Cabeese
    by CabooseKid » Thu Sep 15, 2005 9:54 pm
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  • Miss Southern Belle dies at 82
    by jhdeasy » Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:25 am
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    Sun May 08, 2005 9:31 am
  • KCS Historical Society
    by Otto Vondrak » Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:02 pm
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