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A large number of commuters have been stranded due to the ongoing island wide token strike which was launched by eleven Trade Unions last night.

Meanwhile railway department said that 15 trains have been deployed for the convenience of the commuters island wide.

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  • ANTON Friday, 07 December 2012 05:46 AM

    HAND OVER SLGR TO SECURITY FORCES, THEY ARE IDLING THESE DAYS.

    SMsudda Friday, 07 December 2012 05:55 AM

    thanks bro. i amazed how many trains they ran on coast line today :)

    mahesh Friday, 07 December 2012 06:40 AM

    CGR should be privertized of the union of the CGR.they never allow to develop this department.

    Poet Friday, 07 December 2012 08:24 AM

    Losse 8 billion pa every citizen is subsidising this loss and people are cOmmuring at others cost. Make it a corporation and make tickets to reflect cost. This loss 130% if GDP could ha e done so much for other tax payers.

    Roshan Friday, 07 December 2012 11:25 AM

    no needs to run trains.. we have satellites. people should be doing telecommuting via satellites.

    ASHRAFF NAZIM Friday, 07 December 2012 08:37 AM

    IN THE HISTORY OF SRI LANKA CGR HAS NEVER GONE ON PROFIT WHY? OVER 50 LIVES HAS BEEN TAKEN THIS YEAR DUE TO non-available of Railway Crossing Saferty Gate shame! shame! shame@

    Damma Deepa Friday, 07 December 2012 04:59 AM

    Because of this strike we confronted serious problem without trains. Trade union leaders take to their other counterparts and should organize general one then we don't face hazardous travelling to our work places.

    PRASANNAJIT Friday, 07 December 2012 05:03 AM

    15 Trains? What joke..

    MiakRajBanda Friday, 07 December 2012 05:07 AM

    May day! May Day!!

    CGR is the backbone of transport people and goods in Sri Lanka and the wellbeing of Department workers especially, driver's needs are to be looked after. A big salute to their dedication.
    CGR Bosses and the Government- Immediately fulfil their demand!!
    Show green light to their lives (that can be done if you stop the corrupted locomotive deal with Chinese)!!

    Ranil Friday, 07 December 2012 05:08 AM

    We need more night races so that people need not commute they can sleep on galle face green and go to work

    lankaman Friday, 07 December 2012 05:29 AM

    Not a joke bro. Even in KV lione they ran 3 trains and my train was on time. Came to work as usual


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