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CSX reducing operations in Kenmore

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Posted at 9:50 PM, Feb 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 07:36:44-05

Kenmore is on the list of cities where CSX is reducing operations. The company is streamlining operations at 16 lower-volume mechanical facilities.

Operations will be reduced at car shops in Montgomery, Alabama; Washington, D.C.; Baldwin, Florida; Evansville and Indianapolis, Indiana; New Orleans, Louisiana; Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan; Wilmington, North Carolina; Kenmore, New York; Ashtabula, Ohio; Erie and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Florence, South Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; and Huntington, West Virginia.

The streamlining is designed to help coordinate shop activities across the CSX network while maintaining inspection and maintenance performance levels. These changes will impact approximately 116 CSX mechanical employees. At this point it's unclear how many employees will be impacted specifially at the Kenmore site.