Service Interruption near Kansas City

August 19, 2019

UP has announced a service interruption on the shared line on the Mexico Subdivision just east of Kansas City affecting KCS’ traffic to/from Kansas City and East St. Louis.

It is estimated that the line will reopen by 5pm tomorrow, August 20th. Once the line has reopened, please expect delays as we work to alleviate the backlog and are able to resume normal speeds over the impacted area.

We will communicate when the line has reopened. At this time, there are no detours available.

If you have questions related to your shipments, please don’t hesitate to contact KCSR Customer Solutions team for assistance who will be monitoring the situation and can provide additional information specific to your shipment.

Thank you for being a loyal customer.