Amtrak cancels some trips as national railway strike looms

Amtrak said it’s canceling three long-distance trips starting on Tuesday amid a looming railway strike that could disrupt the U.S. economy, resulting in lost productivity of $2 billion a day. The schedule changes come amid a potential railroad work stoppage due to a labor dispute between railroad companies and unionized workforces. If the two sides aren’t able to come to an agreement this week, the stoppage could begin late Friday. In a statement to CBS News, Amtrak said on Monday that while it’s not involved in the ongoing negotiations between the two sides, an interruption would impact its passenger service because almost all

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