Railway Strike Continues
The railway strike launched by several trade unions last night continues today(12).
All train journeys except five have been cancelled, the Railway Control room said.
Accordingly the office mail plying from Mahawa, the Polgahawela – Colombo Fort train and the Kandy – Matara train will operate as per usual.
Additionally two trains plying along the Kelaniweli railway line will also function as per usual.
The Railway Control room said all other train schedules have been cancelled. The protest was launched last evening in opposition to the recruitment of a group outside the recruitment procedure.
Several passengers, who were stranded last night also protested at the Fort Railway Station due to the inconvenience caused as a result of the strike.
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