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Rail Workers Strike Expected Friday

September 15th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

There are growing fears of a strike by freight railroad workers that could begin as early as Friday and would have a huge impact on the economy, supply chain and local commuter rail service. A number of major freight companies, including CSX and Norfolk Southern, have so far failed to come to an agreement with two of their unions. CSX has a long history of operations in Cumberland. A strike would bring much of nationwide freight service to a halt, and would also affect local commuter rail lines that use tracks owned by the big freight companies…