Canadian Pacific asks DOJ to review competitors' campaign against merger pursuit

CP says major competitors organizing to block acquisition that would enhance competition.

Canadian Pacific (CP) said it has submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice asking it to review recent actions by a number of major U.S. railroads that have stated publicly that they are organizing a collective campaign to block significant mergers in the railroad industry, including CP's proposed offer for Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS).

CP said media coverage has divulged that some railroads are concerned about the damage increased competition from a CP-NS combination wou

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