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Meridian Speedway

The most direct route between California and the Southeast

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The Meridian Speedway is a $300 million (NS invested $260 million) joint venture between NS and Kansas City Southern. Not only does the Meridian Speedway provide the most direct route between California and points in the Southeast, it also offers faster service between Dallas and the Southeast. 

The Meridian Speedway improvements

The improvements and benefits in this joint venture include:

  • Eliminating 150 route miles on transcontinental shipments
  • Removing a full day out of the transit schedule
  • Infrastructure upgrades that have significantly enhanced the capacity and service
  • Track and cross-tie refurbishment
  • Extending sidings, passing tracks
  • Electronic signaling installation
  • Significantly increasing train speeds
  • Providing automotive manufacturers in the South the shortest, most direct route from points in the Southeast to California markets