Questions arise two years after rail car manufacturer leaves Roanoke
(Source: Roanoke Times, July 17, 2021)
ROANOKE, Va. — It has been two years since FreightCar America took the last train out of Roanoke, closing a rail car manufacturing plant that employed about 200 people. But recent actions by the Chicago-based company — moving all of its production jobs to Mexico and receiving a $10 million loan from a federal pandemic assistance program — have reopened old wounds.
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Monday, July 19, 2021
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