WATCH LIVE | IL federal leaders on proposed rail merger

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – In a proposed $31 billion merger, Canadian Pacific Railway wants to buy Kansas Csouthern ityadding up to 14 freight trains a day on Metra’s Milwaukee District West Line, which runs from Elgin to Bensenville.

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) will join U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) and local leaders to discuss a proposed merger between Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City, which is currently under review by Federal Surface Transportation Board. .

The press conference is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Tuesday and will be broadcast in full in this article.

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