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Regulators add three days to CP-KCS hearing

By | September 30, 2022

STB hearing, originally set to conclude today, wil continue Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

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Surface Transportation Board logoWASHINGTON – The three-day Surface Transportation Board hearing on the proposed Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger has ballooned to a six-day hearing.

Testimony and questioning are taking longer than anticipated, STB Chairman Martin J. Oberman said at the start of the session this morning (Friday, Sept. 30) , which had been scheduled to be the third and final day.

As a result, the board will hold mostly virtual hearings on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3-4, with remaining witnesses. Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern will appear on Thursday, Oct. 6, to rebut comments made throughout the hearings.

Follow Trains News Wire for continuing coverage of the hearings.

2 thoughts on “Regulators add three days to CP-KCS hearing

  1. What a waste of time…this whole debacle is a joke. Had I been in charge there would’ve been one day of hearings and that’s it, this is a slam dunk approval, and let everyone cry about it.

    1. Again, Gerald, you have it exactly right. I feel for the hearing examiners who have to sit there for days listening to all that worthless stuff.

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