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Providence and Worcester, UTU sign dotted line on eight-year contract

Today, Providence and Worcester Railroad Co. (PWRR) announced it entered into an eight-year agreement with the United Transportation Union (UTU), which represents the 545-mile regional’s train service employees. The pact is the longest-term contract in UTU’s history, according to a prepared statement.

Formed in 1973, PWRR moves traffic over lines in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and operates two intermodal yards in Worcester, Mass.

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