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U.S. says railroads, unions negotiating in 'good faith'

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Railroads and unions are negotiating in "good faith" to try to reach a contract and have committed to remaining at the bargaining table on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said.

"The parties are negotiating in good faith and have committed to staying at the table today," a Labor Department spokesperson said.

Walsh called the sides to his office in Washington for talks that began around 9 a.m. ET ahead of a potential rail shutdown that could begin as early as Friday. (Reporting by David Shepardson)

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