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MBTA reaches deal with largest union

(Source:, August 3, 2023) The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has reached a new labor agreement with its largest union, affecting more than 6,000 workers including bus and train operators. Full story:

Amtrak crews to update NEC track this summer

(Source: Progressive Railroading, July 19, 2023) The work involves replacing 40 track switches throughout New York and Mid-Atlantic regions; updating 25 miles of track in the Mid-Atlantic region; and completing over 1 million feet of surfacing work across the entire...