December 20, 2019 1:15 PM, EST

‘Fewer Than 30’ BNSF Employees in Iowa Furloughed

BNSF trainLuke Sharrett/Bloomberg

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa — BNSF Railway, one of the largest freight railroad networks on the continent, has furloughed some of its Sioux City workers.

In an email, BNSF spokeswoman Amy McBeth reported that “fewer than 30” railway employees have been furloughed in the Sioux City area. She declined to say when the furloughs began, and it’s not known what type of workers were impacted.

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