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Press Release on Accord to Take Over Engineers and Train Conductors, 1986

Press release from February 6, 1986, announcing that Amtrak would take over employment of its train conductors and engineers from the contract railroads on service outside the Northeast Corridor. This news brought with it momentous implications for improving service all over the system. Amtrak had taken over Northeast Corridor operating crews on January 1, 1983.