Spain -Railway strikes cripple public transport -August 3, 2012

Public railway employees held a one-day strike against privatisation plans. The government plans to sell off part of the railways in order to slash the public deficit. Unions have announced more strikes for September. The workers also protest against new minimum service requirements that do not only cover passenger transport but also freight trains.

English: http://www.euronews.com/2012/08/03/spain-anti-privatisation-rail-strike ...
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