Train engine drivers’ night strike sees light of day – Chilaw, Mt Lavinia among areas affected

Train engine drivers’ night strike sees light of day – Chilaw, Mt Lavinia among areas affected

Written by Keshala Dias

24 Jan, 2018 | 7:41 am

The Train Engine Drivers’ Association has commenced a strike action from Tuesday night citing several demands.

When News 1st inquired into the matter, General Manager of Railways Mahanama Abeywickrema said no official announcement has been made regarding this move.

Meanwhile, several train services, mainly the office train and two express trains, have been cancelled due to the trade union action.

Accordingly, train services from Chilaw to Colombo, Mount Lavinia to Kankesanthurai and the train from Colombo to Batticaloa have been cancelled.


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