Huelga Renfe delivers more than 8,000 minimum service letters to avoid new breaches in the Madrid machinists strike Huelga Cercanas Madrid: minimum services for today and tomorrow, October 4 and 5
The machinists of Renfe They resume today, Monday, October 4, the strike. After the chaos of last week, Renfe has sent more than 8,000 minimal service letters. However, in this third day from Renfe strike they continue to occur delays in the Cercanas trains from the main cities.
10.58. Renfe’s strike this Monday is partial
The Renfe strike this monday is partial and it has already taken place alone between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., and will recover between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.. The following days will be October 5, 7, 8, 11 and 12, in the middle of the El Pilar bridge.
10.50. The vice president of the Government warns that the transfer of Rodalies to Catalonia will be his “battle horse”
The Vice President of the Government and Minister of Digital Policies and Infrastructures, Jordi Puigner, has warned this Monday that the transfer of Rodalies to the Generalitat be your “workhorse” in this legislature.
He said it in an interview in Catalua Rdio collected by Europa Press, coinciding with the third day of Renfe machinists’ strike, which has started with delays and cancellations in the Rodalies de Catalunya, as also happened last week.
“The Spanish State does not take care of public services in Catalonia. Rodalies is an example, but we could put others “, and has warned that they will ask for explanations to Renfe about why the minimal services -the company attributes it to non-compliance by machinists who have not shown up for their jobs.
10.43. Only 60% of Cercanas trains circulate on the third day of the strike
Only 60 percent of the supply of Cercanas trains programmed in the Valencian Community has circulated in the first partial strike -from 5 to 9- called by the Renfe drivers, that this Monday they celebrate their third day of strike, as Renfe sources have informed ..
Thus, according to the sources, 29 of the 49 trains of Nearby programmed for the provinces of Valencia and Castelln in compliance with the minimum services and in them double capacity has been enabled “to guarantee the quality of the travelers.”
On AlicanteOf the 18 scheduled nearby trains, only 12 have circulated, which represents 62 percent of the offer in compliance with minimum services.
10.35. Semaf says that Renfe fails to comply with the services agreed to over the weekend
The Renfe machinists union (Semaf) denounced this Monday that the company failed to comply this weekend with 123 services agreed as a result in 99% of them due to cuts in the workforce of its employees.
The union said in a statement that 80 trains were canceled due to lack of personnel After the cuts in the workforce and the rest of the cancellations almost entirely were due to incidents of the vehicles that due to faults are considered useless to continue providing the service.
By communities, Semaf says that the most affected was the nucleus of Nearby Valencia, with 35 trains suppressed on Saturday and 16 on Sunday. Second, the Madrid’s community, with 13 trains suppressed on Saturday and 24 on Sunday. Then Andaluca with 3 on Saturday and 14 trains canceled on Sunday.
According to the union, Catalonia It has had a good weekend in terms of Renfe service “breaches”, with only 4 scheduled train suppressions.
10.20. What do I do if my train is affected
For commercial train travelers whose train is affected by the strike, Renfe offer them, whenever possible, to travel on another train at the closest time to the one purchased.
In the event that they do not want to make the trip, They can cancel or change their ticket for another date at no cost. Cancellation or change operations can be carried out in all Renfe sales channels.
Travelers can consult information on services at stations, phone 912 320 320 and on the Twitter accounts @InfoRenfe, @CercaniasMadrid, @CercaniasVLC and @rodalies.
9.46. Renfe has canceled a total of 1,698 AVE and Long and Medium Distance trains
Renfe he has a total of 1,698 AVE and Long and Medium Distance trains canceled in these eight days of strike called by the machinists’ union Semaf.
In the AVE and Long Distance services minimum services are 72%. Consequently Renfe has canceled 516 of the 1,893 scheduled trains those eight days.
On Medium Distance trains have been established an average of 65% of the usual services. Thus, out of 3,392 trains scheduled for those days, 1,182 circulations will be canceled.
On the other hand, in Mercancas trains the minimum services are 24%. This supposes the cancellation of another 1,619 trains, of the total of 2,057 trains scheduled those four days.
9.42. The rain and the Renfe strike collapse the entrance roads to Barcelona
The confluence of rain and a new day of Machinists’ strike at Renfe is causing this Monday a cyears of circulation on the entrance roads to the city of Barcelona, with long lines in the two rounds, as well as in sections of the C-31, the C-32 and the C-58 and points of the A-2 and AP-7.
Among the most saturated highways, the B-20 and B-10 stand out, at the Trinitat and Llobregat junctions, where up to 12 kilometers of queues are concentrated, and the AP-7, with 6 kilometers of retentions in Cerdanyola del Valls, according to the Catalan Traffic Service (SCT).
On the C-31, there are 6 kilometers of queues in Sant Adri del Bess, at the junction with the B-10; on the C-32 there are also 3 kilometers in Cornell de Llobregat, where there are also two lanes cut by an accident; and on the C-58 there are also six kilometers of queues in Ripollet, with another lane cut off, as well as another 4 in Sant Quirze del Valls and 4 more in Badia del Valls.
9.30. How many days does the Renfe strike last?
The Renfe strike It began on September 30 and lasted for eight days. In addition to today, there will be strikes tomorrow, Tuesday, October 5, and the October 7, 8, 11 and 12, coinciding with the Pilar bridge.
9.20. What do the machinists claim?
The Renfe strike called by the Semaf machinists union claims, among other reasons, the integrity in the provision of services by Renfe. They also demand the reestablishment of all non-covered employment and all abolished circulations.
9.12. Rodalies provides 61% of the service
Rodalies from Renfe has lent the 61% of the planned service on the third day of machinists strike until 6.30 this Monday, compared to 85% of minimum services decreed for the time sections in which work stoppages have been called.
Until that time, 24 trains have been canceled for the “non-compliance” of minimum services by the machinists in the strike called by the Semaf union, according to Renfe sources.
9.00. Renfe drivers resume strike after two days of truce
The Renfe drivers They are summoned this Monday by their union Semaf for the third day of strike that, unlike the first two, last Thursday and Friday, which were 24 hours, consist of Partial stoppages between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m..
The first two days of the strike were marked by alterations and delays in the circulations of trains in the vicinity of Catalonia, Valencia and Madrid, which Renfe attributed to the failure to comply with the minimum services, an end that was denied at all times by the convening union.
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