reporting mark: KCSR
railroad class: N/A
There are currently 3 Kansas City Southern Railway radio scanner frequencies from Illinois in our database.
|161.28||Carrollton & Jerseyville|
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (reporting mark KCSR), owned by Kansas City Southern (KCS) and founded in 1887, operates in 10 midwestern and southeastern U.S. states Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. KCSR hauls freights for seven major government and business sectors agriculture and minerals; military; automotive; chemical and petroleum; energy; industrial and consumer products; and intermodal.KCSR has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and several key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.The company owns or contracts with intermodal facilities along Kansas City Southern Railway's rail network in Kansas City, MO; Jackson, MS; West Monroe, LA; New Orleans, LA; Wylie, TX; Kendleton, TX; and Laredo, TX.KCSR operates over a railroad system consisting of approximately 3,400 route miles that extend south to the U.S./ Mexican border at which point another KCS railroad, Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), can haul freight into northeastern and central Mexico and to the Gulf of Mexico ports of Tampico, Altamira and Veracruz, as well as to the Pacific Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, fulfilling the vision of KCSR founder Arthur Edward Stilwell.Patrick J. Ottensmeyer, who serves as chairman of the KCSR Board of Directors, is also President and CEO of the railroad's parent company, KCS. Stilwell began construction on the first line of what would become the Kansas City Southern Railway in 1887, in suburban Kansas City, Missouri. Together with Edward L. Martin, Stilwell built the Kansas City Suburban Belt Railway, which was incorporated in 1887 and began operation in 1890. In 1897, Stilwell completed the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad Company (KCP&G) with a route running north and south from Kansas City to Shreveport, Louisiana, terminating at Port Arthur, Texas.