Special trains deployed from Fort during train strike

Additional Government buses were also deployed today to transport passengers affected by the strike.Railway trade unions said that they will continue with the strike until their demands are met. Special trains were deployed from Fort today to transport passengers during the train strike.The Government said that special office trains were deployed to transport passengers returning home after work. The railway trade unions are demanding a salary increase but the Government says it is unable to agree to the demand. (Colombo Gazette)