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Federal Railroad Administration Administrator Amit Bose yesterday told Union Pacific Railroad CEO Jim Vena that the company’s furloughs of maintenance of equipment (MoE) workers jeopardizes the safety of railroad workers and the public. “It has come to the FRA’s attention that UP has again chosen to prioritize cost-cutting measures over ensuring safe operations, jeopardizing the well-being of both UP’s workers and the public,” Bose wrote in a February 29 letter (PDF) to Vena.

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