The National Grain and Feed Association encouraged the Surface Transportation Board to ensure competitive opportunities for rail shippers continue under the merger of Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern Railway. STB announced in November it had accepted the merge application for consideration. NGFA noted that despite the efforts of the STB to preserve railway competition, the consolidation of the rail industry into essentially two rail duopolies in the western and eastern US has resulted in the overall dimmish of the railway competition systemwide.
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