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Update: Train strike called off after talks with Minister

June 10, Colombo (LNW): The strike initiated by the Locomotive Operating Engineers’ Union, which lasted for four days, has been terminated following deliberations with the Minister of Transport.

This industrial action resulted in the cancellation of approximately twenty office trains this morning, commencing on Thursday.

The Union’s decision to engage in the strike was motivated by various demands, notably the resolution of delays pertaining to the promotion of second-class locomotive drivers.

Previously, it was reported that at least 20 commuter train services were suspended today as a result of the strike initiated by the Sri Lanka Railway Locomotive Operating Engineers’ Union.

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