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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 cancellations, passenger frustrations grow over strike threat

Amtrak cancellations, passenger frustrations grow over strike threat

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers had their plans were ruined on Tuesday after the railway canceled further trains across the country ahead of a potential strike that threatens to cause painful disruption to the country’s passenger rail service. Major regional train systems have also warned passengers to plan an alternative trip later this week, citing the …

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Metra could halt service on 4 busy Chicago-area commuter lines if freight rail workers strike on Friday

Metra could halt service on 4 busy Chicago-area commuter lines if freight rail workers strike on Friday

Metra, one of Chicago’s biggest movers from the suburbs to the city, said Tuesday it would have to suspend train service on several Chicago-area lines if a strike by freight railroad workers takes place later this week, a decision that would affect thousands of people. daily train passengers. According to a report from NBC News, …

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Amtrak begins canceling trips as freight rail strike deadline approaches

Amtrak begins canceling trips as freight rail strike deadline approaches

Amtrak is canceling trips on some long-distance routes from Chicago as the deadline for a possible strike by freight railroad workers nears. Starting Tuesday, the passenger rail agency is suspending service on routes between Chicago and San Francisco, the Pacific Northwest and Los Angeles. Service will also be suspended along part of a fourth route …

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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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