What is everyone's thoughts on the CP KC merger

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Hello Everyone, I am a new user here. But I have an important question for you all, What are your thoughts on Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern merging
Gives the Canadian rail road deep connections into the heart of our country? Two things come to mind, first there was a push a while back to up grade the track to Halifax as shipping patterns were shifting to where Halifax was probably going to become more important. Back in the 2021 time frame there was "rumor" California had made itself less attractive and the East Coast more. Is the merger a continuation of that shift? And is CP building itself into a yet larger Class one and will be able to benefit from those shifts ( assuming they in fact have or will happen)? Or is this just the natural order of things where big ones eat slightly smaller ones, not for "future" opportunities , but simply to buy channels and market share. Other interesting events to me are first the CSX purchase of PanAm AND the investment in the track from Watertown to Massena & by extension the connections to Canada. Watched them significantly upgrade thru Canton and Potsdam. With CSX buying PanAm & this CP/KCS event, the big looser seems to be Norfolk Southern. So those are the thought from an "outsider" looking in. No idea if they make any sense at all. I have observed often in the RR community there is a linear / between the visible lines thought process so kicking around "speculations" is frowned upon

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