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Rail T&E employment climbing

Rail T&E employment climbing

Railroads are calling train crews back to work at a steady pace, reports railwayage.com.

Train and engine employment on Class I railroads reached 59,641 in June, up 7.59 percent from June 2009, and almost 1 percent higher than in May 2010.

Total Class I railroad employment climbed to 151,527 in June, 1.28 percent higherthan in June 2009, and 0.41 percent above the May 2010 figure.

Maintenance of way and structures employment was 34,954 in June, down 1.21 percentfrom June 2009, and up 0.59 percent from May 2010.

The number of executives, officials, and staff assistants employed in Junewas 10.66 percent below the June 2009 figure, and 0.03 percent below May 2010.

Professional and administrative employment rose slightly, up0.80 percent from June 2009, and up 0.62 percent from June 2010.

(The preceding article was published by railwayage.com)

July 21, 2010


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