Railway gate keepers assigned to man unprotected railway level crossings launched a strike that has been in effect since 6.00 a.m. this morning.
The strike relates to gate keepers being paid for 30 days each month.
On months comprising 31 days the Gate keepers are being deprived on one day’s pay.
Sri Lanka unprotected railway gate operators collective secretary Nimal Chandrasiri further explains their grievance to our news team.
Train control warns motorists approaching railway crossings to be extra vigilant today.