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05 Sep 2018 | 11:38 PM UTC

Spain: Demonstration scheduled in Madrid on September 8

Spain News Alert

Demonstration scheduled near Atocha train station in Madrid on September 8; transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/8/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/8/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Madrid

Event

The Milana Bonita civil society group has called for a demonstration to take place in Madrid on Saturday, September 8. According to local sources, the demonstration is being organized to demand improvements to rail services, especially on the Extramadura railway line. Demonstrators will rally at 12:00 (local time) at Nuevos Ministerios before marching to the Atocha railway station. Transportation disruptions are possible in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Context

More than 100 incidents have occurred on the Madrid railway network in recent months, attributed to issues with the maintenance of trains and railway infrastructure.

Advice

Individuals present in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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