KCS Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call Time

  KCS Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Earnings Release and
  Conference Call Time

Business Wire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- December 26, 2012

Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) will release its financial results for
fourth quarter 2012 on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, before the opening of
trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

KCS will also hold its fourth quarter and year end 2012 earnings conference
call on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern time. Shareholders and
other interested parties are invited to participate via live webcast or
telephone. To participate in the live webcast and to view accompanying
presentation materials, please log into the KCS website at www.kcsouthern.com
immediately prior to the presentation. To join the teleconference, please call
(877) 407-0782 (U.S. and Canada), or (201) 689-8567 (International).

A replay of the presentation will be available by calling (877) 660-6853 (U.S.
and Canada) or (201) 612-7415 (International) and entering conference ID
406222. The replay will be available through February 5, 2013. The webcast
will also remain available at www.kcsouthern.com for two weeks following the
earnings release.

Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, Kansas City Southern is a transportation
holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama.
Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving
the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas
City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico
and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent
interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and
passenger service along the Panama Canal. Kansas City Southern's North
American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a
NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the
U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Contact:

Kansas City Southern
Ashley A. Thorne, 816-983-1501
athorne@kcsouthern.com