Kansas City Southern Declares Quarterly Preferred Dividend

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE) --Oct. 13, 2010-- The Executive Committee of Kansas City Southern's (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $12.8125 per share on the outstanding KCS 5.125% Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred stock, series D.

The dividend is payable on November 15, 2010 to preferred stockholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2010.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City Southern 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 L zaro C rdenas, 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. Kansas City Southern's 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.

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CONTACT: Kansas City Southern

William H. Galligan, 816-983-1551

bgalligankcsouthern.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MISSOURI

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRANSPORT AIR MARITIME RAIL TRUCKING

SOURCE: Kansas City Southern Copyright Business Wire 2010 http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20101013006295/en

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