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Amtrak works to restore routes after rail labor accord


( ) -q-17- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “freight rail lines.”

Amtrak says it is working to quickly restore canceled trains after President Biden announced that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting. Amtrak and many commuter railroads operate on tracks owned by the freight railroads.

VERBATIM: Amtrak says it is reaching out to impacted customers to accommodate on first available departures. Amtrak had canceled a number of its long-distance trains this week as a potential strike loomed. A strike would have disrupted passenger traffic as well as freight rail lines.

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