Final EIS Available
The Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) is pleased to announce that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Proposed Acquisition of Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) by Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) is available. Issuance of the Final EIS completes the Board’s environmental review of the Proposed Acquisition.
Welcome to the project website for information on the Surface Transportation Board’s environmental review of the proposed Canadian Pacific acquisition of Kansas City Southern.
Introduction to the Proposed Acquisition
On October 29, 2021, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, et al. (CP) and Kansas City Southern et al. (KCS) filed an application with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) seeking authorization for CP to acquire KCS. To thoroughly assess potential environmental impacts that may result from the Proposed Acquisition, the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has prepared a Final EIS pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related laws, including Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Project Area Map
The Canadian Pacific Acquisition of Kansas City South EIS interactive map provides a clickable map of potential impacts throughout the study area. It displays information related to EIS sections on grade crossing safety and delay, air quality, noise and vibration and environmental justice for rail line segments, rail yards and intermodal facilities.
Click on the map graphic to launch the interactive map.