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Saturday, 28 September 2019 - 13:12
Special weekend trains also cancelled; Trade Unions demand a meeting with the Minister
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Acting Minister of Transport Ashok Abeysinghe said that railway workers engaged in a strike have requested for a discussion over their salary anomalies.

The Acting Minister said that he hopes to provide a time for the discussion this evening.

A 5 member Cabinet Sub Committee was appointed to look in to several strikes including the Railway strike and propose solutions.

Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Rajith Senarathna, Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Wajira Abeywardana and acting Minister of Transport Ashok Abeysinghe were appointed to the Sub-Committee.

The Railway strike launched by Trade Unions with effect from 24th midnight continues for a 3rd day.

Only 7 train journey had taken place today.

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