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08 Oct 2020 | 01:24 PM UTC

Germany: 24-hour transport strike scheduled in Berlin for October 9-10

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BVG public transport employees in Berlin set to hold 24-hour strike on October 9-10; confirm travel itineraries and allow additional journey time

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/8/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/11/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Berlin


Employees of Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) are set to hold a 24-hour strike in Berlin on Friday, October 9, through to Saturday, October 10, in order to denounce poor working conditions. Reports indicate that the industrial action will take place from 03:00 (local time) on Friday and continue through 03:00 on Saturday. The industrial action will affect bus, train and tram services.

Disruptions to overland travel should be anticipated for the duration of the planned strike. Associated demonstrations are also possible.


Those in the Berlin are advised to monitor local media sources in order to stay abreast of any developments regarding the strike-action and adjust their itineraries accordingly to account for the disruption to services.


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