1. CRRC announces apprentice program for Springfield rail car plant; first such program in the U.S.

    CRRC announces apprentice program for Springfield rail car plant; first such program in the U.S.

    CRRC MA and the Sheet Metal Workers Local 63 have created a registered apprentice program for mechanical production worker training in rail car manufacturing at CRRC’s mammoth factory in East Springfield. The program at the plant — now building Orange Line subway cars for the T and soon to start work on Red Line cars — is the first apprenticeship program in the U.S. for rail car manufacturing, according to a news release.

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    1. This State Apprenticeship Apprentice Program could not have come at a better time for both Local 63 and CRRC MA.
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