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German Rail Strike Slows Freight Traffic
8:48 AM MST | November 21, 2007 | Nancy Seewald
A strike by workers at Germany’s state-owned railroad Deutsche Bahn (DB; Berlin) that began on November 14 will likely bring freight transport in Eastern Germany to a “complete standstill,” DB says. The railroad says it has taken actions to ensure that freight service in Western Germany continues at a “basic level,” and that it will ensure that at least a minimum of “essential supply” trains will continue to run in Eastern Germany. The German Train Drivers’ Union, which represents about 12,000 DB workers, called the...
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