In Berlin the strike stopped public transport

В Берлине из-за забастовки остановился общественный транспорт

In the German capital, the main carrier announced a strike, which stopped almost all public transport.

In Berlin (Germany) are on strike staff at the main carrier in the field of public transport company BVG. Because of this, metro, trams and most buses don’t run, said on Monday, April 1, edition of RBB.

Stated that currently continue to carry passengers only ferries and buses on 30 routes. Also continues to work with urban high-speed railway, as well as great demand of taxi services.

As noted, the result of the strike most affected the people who need to get to Tegel airport. Since the morning many people walked there on foot.

It is known that employees of BVG are fighting for higher wages and better working conditions. In particular, the Union of civil servants demands to improve conditions for approximately 14.5 thousand employees BVG and its subsidiary, Berlin Transport. While collective bargaining was not successful.

We will remind, it already the third warning strike in Berlin in 2019. In particular, February 15 was the first in seven years large strike of public transport workers. In early March, the bus drivers stopped work for one day.

It was also reported that as a result of the strike had closed the airspace of Belgium. A large protest rally has put the economy of the country the damage was estimated at 929 million euros.

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