Furloughed Norfolk Southern Workers Heading Back to Work


Good news for Roanoke Norfolk Southern railroad workers: 172 furloughed employees are heading back to work.

Of those employees, 42 just went back to work at the locomotive facility in Roanoke, and were hired on for permanent positions.

Sixty more of the employees were hired by other Norfolk Southern branches across the East Coast.

And 70 of the workers were transferred out to other branches for positions, which are guaranteed through December.

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