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Coronavirus infections hit KCS operations in Mexico

(Source: Trains.com, January 22, 2021)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The coronavirus pandemic has hit Kansas City Southern de Mexico particularly hard, with up to 15% of the railroad’s train crews out on leave due to COVID-19. On a typical day, about 5% of train crews systemwide mark off due to coronavirus on both sides of the border, KCS executives said Friday morning on the railroad’s fourth-quarter earnings call. Overall, 650 KCS employees have been infected.

Full story: www.trains.com

Monday, January 25, 2021

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