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The U.S. Class I workforce grew a bit wider again last month. As of mid-September, the large railroads employed 168,703 people, up 0.4 percent from August's level and 3.4 percent from September 2013's mark, according to Surface Transportation Board employment data.Three workforce categories registered month-over-month gains: transportation (train and engine service), 1.2 percent to 70,323; maintenance of equipment and stores, 0.5 percent to 30,291; and transportation (other than T&E), less than a tenth of a percent to 6,699. The number of professional and administrative staff members declined 1 percent to 14,163, number of executives, officials and staff assistants decreased 0.6 percent to 9,945, and number of maintenance-of-way and structures employees dipped 0.1 percent to 37,282.On a year-over-year basis, only two categories posted drops, and relatively small ones at that: transportation (other than T&E) at 0.2 percent and maintenance-of-way and structures at 0.1 percent. The transportation (T&E) workforce grew 6.3 percent; professional and administrative staff member count climbed 2.9 percent; maintenance of equipment and stores ranks rose 2.7 percent; and number of executives, officials and staff assistants increased 2 percent.
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