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KCS marks longest-ever 'A-Max' unit train

(Source: Progressive Railroading, May 30, 2014)

On May 12, a unique Kansas City Southern unit train rolled through Knoche Yard in Kansas City, Mo., on its way from Toledo, Ohio, to Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico. The 48-car, 6,960-foot-long train marked the first time that Kansas City Southern Railway Co. or Kansas City Southern de México S.A. de C.V. operated an A-Max-only train that size, according to an item posted on the "KCS News" web page.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Monday, June 02, 2014

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