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14 trains ran this morning, no plans for evening: Control room

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Only 14 trains were on track at the Colombo Fort Railway station this morning, following the ongoing train strike by the Locomotive Engineering Operators' Union (LEOU)and the Railway Guards' Union from last night, the Railways Control Room said.

They said no plans to operate trains in the evening. He also said since no arrangements have been made so far to operate the train service, a certain delay cannot be ruled out.

The railway trade union action was launched last night over several demands including the decision of the government to recover the losses from the railway employees for the operational errors that occur during the operation of trains.

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  • RoaringCreek Thursday, 18 March 2021 10:31 AM

    !4 trains this morning. That is a lot and Nandasena should be happy!

    ajith77 Thursday, 18 March 2021 11:00 AM

    Strike everyday for no reason, Trade Unions will make Railways a Chinese asset very soon

    Sokrates Thursday, 18 March 2021 11:44 AM

    Best to continue the strike over the New Year. Then not so many infected people from Colombo will come to the provinces.

    Ravi Thursday, 18 March 2021 02:13 PM

    Railway has 70% excess staff just like all other government entities. Fire the lot..


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