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11 Sep 2018 | 02:19 PM UTC

Spain: Partial metro strikes in Barcelona September 21-24

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Metro workers expected to hold partial strikes in Barcelona September 21-24; disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/11/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/24/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Barcelona

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Metro workers are expected to hold partial strikes in Barcelona from Friday, September 21, through Monday, September 24. The stoppages will affect individuals attending the Mercè city-wide street festival, taking place September 21-24. The strike schedule is the following (all times local): Friday 07:00-09:00, 19:00-21:00, and 20:30-22:30; Saturday and Sunday 11:00-13:00, 19:00-21:00, and 20:30-22:30; Monday 10:19-12:19, 17:44-19:44, and 22:50-00:50. Reduced or suspended services are possible during these periods, as well as increased demand for alternate means of transportation (bus, taxis, etc.).


Unions are denouncing organizational decisions taken by transport operator TMB, which are considered a breach of a prior agreement with metro workers.


Travelers and individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation and adapt their trip accordingly. Please consult the Barcelona metro website for further information. 


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