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Argentina: Metro workers to strike in Buenos Aires March 21

Disruptions anticipated on Buenos Aires metro on the morning of March 21 due to strike

TIMEFRAME expected from 19/3/2018, 12h00 until 21/3/2018, 11h59 (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires
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Event

Employees of the Buenos Aires metro will hold a three-hour strike from 05:30 to 08:30 (local time) on Wednesday, March 21. All metro lines will be affected. Overcrowding on available trains and longer journey times are to be anticipated. Increased demand for other forms of transportation - such as taxis and buses - as well as increased road congestion are also likely.  

Context

The workers are striking to protest the presence of asbestos in the city's metro.

Advice

Individuals in Buenos Aires area are advised to monitor developments, to anticipate transportation disruptions, and to allow extra time to reach their destinations. The status of metro service can be found here. ​​Expect increased traffic congestion, demand for taxis, etc. as commuters seek out other modes of transportation.

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