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October U.S. Class I rail headcount drops despite rising volumes

(Source: Freight Waves, November 23, 2020)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Rail employment headcount in October among the U.S. operations of the Class I railroads fell to its second lowest level in 2020, according to the latest data from the Surface Transportation Board. U.S. Class I railroads employed 116,804 workers in October, which is 13.2% lower from October 2019 and 1.1% lower than September.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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