Railway Graded Officers’ Trade Union Federation initiated a strike from last midnight based on several issues including salary anomalies.
Federation Convener Janaka Fernando stated that train services are severely disrupted due to the strike.
Federation Convener Janaka Fernando said that his membership decided to go ahead after the scheduled discussion with the Secretary to the President did not take place yesterday.
The Railway Control room at the Fort Railway Station says that all inbound and outbound mail trains have been cancelled.
The Railway Control room further stated that only 10 out 108 train journeys are in operation.
When our news team contacted Railway General Manager B.A.P. Ariyarathna said the authorities are currently planning ways and means to continue maximum services.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/94131/railway-discussions-fail-all-night-mail-services-cancelled