Railway workers to begin work-to-rule action tonight

The Locomotive Operating Engineers’ Union announced that railway employees have decided to commence a work-to-rule union action starting from midnight today (19).

During a press briefing held in Colombo this afternoon, the Union emphasized they would resort to an indefinite strike action next Tuesday (24) if their demands are not met.

Rail regulators, railway engineers, station masters, railway controllers and railway supervisory managers have joined the trade union action.