Austrian rail strike stalls trains, disrupts 100,000 passengers

Trains of the national rail company OeBB are seen during a warning strike in a railway station in Vienna, Austria November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA (Reuters) – Trains stopped running across Austria on Monday as last-minute pay negotiations failed to avert a planned two-hour strike, disrupting travel for 100,000 travellers in Europe. Wedged between eight countries including Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, Austria is an important hub for European rail travel. The main rail workers’ union […]

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