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A Year After CP/KC Merger Approved, Mayors See Train Uptick and Brace for More

One year into a hotly contested railroad merger, suburban leaders report lengthy and more frequent freight trains, and they’re preparing for a future deluge.

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board approved Canadian Pacific’s $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern on March 15, 2023, creating the first rail system stretching from Canada to Mexico.

“I don’t think it’s a doomsday scenario right now,” Bensenville Village Manager Evan Summers said. But, “there are more trains.”

Read the rest of the story at Daily Herald, here.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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