Germany braces for second nationwide rail strike, DB furious at union

Empty platforms at Berlin station
An empty platform in Berlin during last month's strike. Deutsche Bahn AG / Volker Emersleben

Deutsche Bahn (DB) for the second month in a row has issued a warning, saying that there will be massive disruptions of rail traffic following the announcement of a new strike planned for Friday 21 April. The walkout will be staged by the union EVG on behalf of DB staff and other rail companies, representing 230.000 employees. The union did the same in March. The operator has slammed the planned strike action.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

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