The strike, called by the National Federation of Railway Sector Workers (SNTSF), which includes workers from CP, IP and subsidiaries (IP Telecom, IP Património and IP Engenharia), began at 00:00 today and continues until 24:00 on 31 August.
On Friday, the Communist Party warned of possible trading disruptions during the nationwide strike.
CB added that “no minimum services were issued by the arbitral tribunal of the Economic and Social Council regarding this strike.”
At the same time, strikes are also underway in the IP, “which may cause disturbances in railway traffic, at the national level until September 15,” the Communist Party stated.
Intellectual property workers on Wednesday began a partial strike lasting four hours a day, expected to affect the movement of long-distance and regional trains.
The partial strike will start from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day until August 8, when the overtime strike will continue until September 15.
The stop has been called by the Association of Intermediate Chiefs of Rail Exploration (ASCEF), the National Federation of Transport, Communications and Public Works (FENTECOP), the National Independent Federation of Railway Workers (SINFB), and the National Democratic Federation of Railroads (SINDEFER), by the Independent Railway Federation Rail, Infrastructure and Allied Workers (SINFA), the Independent Federation of Rail and Associated Operators (SIOFA) and the Rail Transport Federation (STF).
CP regrets the inconvenience it has caused and recommends customers to seek information about the train’s turnover status through the company’s information channels.
The company explained that anyone who has already purchased a ticket for travel on Alpha Pendollar, Intercity, Interregional and Regional trains can request a full refund of the ticket, or re-validation, free of charge.
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