The Way To Run A Railroad

Kansas City Southern is gathering speed on its route through Mexico, and a juicy buyout may be looming

Not so long ago, when Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) shipped its red-hot Sentra sedans from plants in Mexico to dealerships in the U.S., getting them there was a big headache. Mexico's state-owned trains were plagued by miserable service and beset by illegal immigrants trying to hop rides and sometimes stealing car radios.

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