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13 May 2019 | 12:58 PM UTC

Spain: Partial train strikes in Barcelona May 13-17, May 20-27

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Train workers to hold partial strikes in Barcelona May 13-17 and 20-27; disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/28/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Barcelona


Commuter train workers at Ferrocarrils de la Generaltiat de Cataluña (FGC) are expected to hold partial strikes in Barcelona from Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17, and from Monday, May 20 to Monday, May 27. The strikes will take place from 07:00 to 09:00 (local time) and 17:00 to 19:00. While these walkouts are likely to cause significant delays, Barcelona transport authorities have pledged to keep 50 percent of train services during the work stoppages. Increased demand for alternate modes of transportation are to be expected (e.g. bus, taxis, etc.). Normal operations are expected outside of striking hours. 


Travelers and individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation and make alternative travel arrangements, as and when needed. Please consult the FGC website for further information.


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