Portugal - A series of actions at the rail - August 31, 2018

Railway maintenance workers are on strike. The protest against staff shortages and lack of reinforcements was called by the National Independent Union of Railways. Meanwhile, the main rail workers trade union federation Fectrans called a strike for 3 October in view of what it called a lack of investment and staff cuts in the sector. On 24 October, a ‘Road Forum’ event is to be held with the aim of bringing together rail workers, customers, technicians and specialists organisations to reflect on the current situation in the sector.

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