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Rail systems brace for shutdowns, Amtrak cancels routes as strike threat nears

Rail systems brace for shutdowns, Amtrak cancels routes as strike threat nears

Transit systems across the country were on edge Wednesday amid the threat of a strike by freight rail workers, bracing for potential travel disruptions that could affect hundreds of thousands of rail customers. Amtrak announced that it was canceling all of its long-distance trains starting Thursday. Some regional transit agencies said they were preparing for …

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Amtrak cancels some long-distance trips as threat of freight strike looms

Amtrak cancels some long-distance trips as threat of freight strike looms

A possible strike by freight railroad workers began disrupting the country’s passenger rail transportation on Monday, while potentially disrupting travel and travel across the country for thousands of Americans if a strike is not averted. Amtrak announced Monday that outages will begin Tuesday on its nationwide network. The passenger railway said it was pulling trains …

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