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New rail strike announced on 17 August

Midi station during train strike July 2019/Belga
18:55 07/08/2019

Consider your travel plans over the long mid-August weekend as the independent trade union (SIC/OVS) plans to strike on Saturday 17 August, announced HR Rail on Wednesday, reports Belga.

Representing SNCB train conductors, the union also led a strike at the end of July in a protest against staff shortages and holiday entitlement.

A meeting has been set up by rail management to reconcile both parties.

Photo: Midi station during a strike by union SIC/OVS on 27 July 2019.
Belga / Nicolas Maeterlinck

 

Written by The Bulletin