Sask farm leader welcomes CP Rails purchase of U.S. railway

A Saskatchewan farm leader sees a positive development with CP Rails takeover of the Kansas city Southern railway.

CP rail’s 31 billion dollar deal will create the only single-line rail network linking Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

Canadian Federation of Agriculture vice president Todd Lewis says the deal will support increased farm trade with Mexico.

Lewis such much of the one billion dollars in farm trade between Canada and Mexico moves by rail.

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