Contested railroad merger approved despite debate, delay

Canadian Pacific, Eastern Iowa river towns sing blues over tripling railroad traffic
A Canadian Pacific (CP) train goes through LeClaire. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON.
The tripling of freight train traffic on the Iowa Quad Cities riverfront received a delayed and hotly debated go-ahead Wednesday, March 15, from federal regulators. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) finally put its stamp of approval on the long-discussed $31.6 billion merger of the Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) railroads. The […]
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