NTX Magazine Volume 4 - Page 50

Spotlight on north texas KCS Intermodal Facility Opens Mexico-Canada Commerce Construction is underway on a 500-acre Kansas City Southern Railway intermodal facility in Wylie, a $58-million-project that will connect North Texas commerce from Mexico to Canada. The KCS system has more than 6,000 track miles and provides the only north-south rail network in and out of Mexico. It services 12 Gulf ports and one Pacific Ocean port, as well as more than 140 transload centers and 11 intermodal ramps. It also provides 181 interchange points with other railroads, including all U.S. and Mexico Class 1 railroads. The projected completion date is mid-2015. 48 www.ntc-dfw.org Winter/Spring 2015