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Kansas City Southern to Buy Mexican Freight Lines

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Kansas City Southern to Buy Mexican Freight Lines

Kansas City Southern to Buy Mexican Freight Lines

Kansas City Southern to Buy Mexican Freight Lines

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U.S. railroad Kansas City Southern agrees to buy two Mexican-owned rail companies, creating a bi-national network that would reach as far north as Omaha, Neb., and further south than Mexico City. Kansas City Southern CEO Michael Haverty says the NAFTA Rail will play a key transport role along the so-called NAFTA highway connecting Canada and Mexico. Hear NPR's Greg Allen.