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Amtrak, unions stave off a strike

Work stoppage would have hit hard in Boston

An Amtrak strike would have curtailed service such as the high-speec Acela from South Station to points south. An Amtrak strike would have curtailed service such as the high-speec Acela from South Station to points south. (PATRICIA MCDONNELL FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Peter J. Howe
Globe Staff / January 19, 2008

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State transportation officials and business leaders breathed a huge sigh of relief yesterday after Amtrak and unions representing half its workers reached an agreement staving off a threatened Jan. 30 strike that would have plunged South Station commuter rail lines into chaos. (Full article: 699 words)

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