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KCS Announces Extension of Exchange Offers

Monday, August 22, 2011

KCS Announces Extension of Exchange Offers16:57 EDT Monday, August 22, 2011 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Business Wire) -- Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican corporation (the “Company”), has extended the expiration date of its previously announced offer to exchange (the “6.625% Notes Exchange Offer”) its outstanding 6.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (CUSIP No. 485161AJ2) (the “Private 6.625% Notes”) for new registered 6.625% Senior Notes due 2020 pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-4 declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 20, 2011 and its previously announced offer to exchange (the “6.125% Notes Exchange Offer” and, together with the 6.625% Notes Exchange Offer, the “Exchange Offers”) its outstanding 6.125% Senior Notes due 2021 (CUSIP No. 485161AL7) (the “Private 6.125% Notes” and together with the Private 6.625% Notes, the “Private Notes”) for new registered 6.125% Senior Notes due 2021 pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-4 declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 20, 2011. Each Exchange Offer, previously set to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 22, 2011, will now expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 26, 2011 (the “New Expiration Time”), unless further extended or earlier terminated. Except for the extension described above, all other terms and conditions of the Exchange Offers remain unchanged. As of 12:30 p.m., New York City time, on August 22, 2011, approximately $173,600,000 principal amount of Private 6.625% Notes have been tendered for exchange and $195,181,000 principal amount of Private 6.125% Notes have been tendered for exchange. Tendered Private Notes may be withdrawn at any time prior to the New Expiration Time. Requests for documents should be directed to U.S. Bank National Association, the Exchange Agent for the Exchange Offers, at (800) 934-6802. This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to purchase with respect to any securities. Each Exchange Offer is being made only through a written prospectus. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Kansas City SouthernBill Galligan, 816-983-1551bgalligan@kcsouthern.com