The stock market is up… but railroads take a beating.

KCS stock drags down other railroad stockThose lower gas prices that we cheer when filling up are hurting the railroad business. reports railroad stocks are taking a beating after Kansas City Southern revised profits down based, in part, on the lower oil prices. Railroad stocks have been a real bright spot for a number of years now, but several railroads have a real “exposure” to oil traffic.
To read more about the stock price situation, read this at MarketWatch. For more on the KCS, we do have a nice selection… no matter their stock price of the moment. 🙂 New to RailfanDepot is Clear Block Productions – which has two Kansas City Southern programs. Click the picture at the right for a list of our KCS titles.