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Update: Subway trade unions threaten with general strike in November. Negotiations fail, next round on Monday

The Subway trade unions could organize general strike during November 10-15, if the negotiations for the new collective bargaining agreement will fail, union leader Ion Radoi has announced Friday morning. The current agreement expires on October 27. The trade unionists ...

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Searches conducted at CFR Calatori, Transport Ministry for equipments on trains, others than auctioned

The Transport Police Directorate has conducted five searches on Thursday at the headquarters of some companies in Bucharest, in a file involving offenses of abuse of office, embezzlement and intellectual forgery, and checks conducted at CFR Călători (CFR Passengers), which ...

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Passenger train derails on route from Resita to Timisoara, rail traffic blocked

A passenger train has derailed on the Resita-Timisoara route, in the Vasiova area, on Tuesday morning due to a landslide, banatulazi.ro informs. The Regio 16100m train, made up of the locomotive and one carriage, derailed around 4:30h at the entrance ...

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Orange code for snowfall in force: People and vehicles buried in snow, including coaches transporting children, cancelled train, delayed flights and closed roads

On Friday Romanian meteorologists have updated the weather alert that came into force as Thursday evening, restricting the code orange for heavy snowfall only to ten counties and Bucharest, instead of 14 counties. However, other 17 counties are under a ...

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Update: Freezing cold alert extended countrywide until Friday. Half of Romania, seized by snowfalls, blizzard

The National Meteorology Administration has just announced that the code orange for freezing cold has been extended countrywide until Friday, March 2. Maximum temperatures will range from minus 12C to minus 6C, while the lowest ones will range from minus ...

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Snowfall and snowstorm alerts extended in Bucharest, tens of counties in the southern half of the country. Schools remain closed in the Capital this week

The National Meteorology Administration has issued a new code orange alert on Tuesday for heavy snowfalls and blizzard, in force in seven counties in southern Romania, until Wednesday night at 8 p.m. The counties under code orange alert are: Giurgiu, ...

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Romania switches to winter time

Romania will switch to winter time on Saturday night to Sunday, with 4 a.m. turning to 3 a.m. The day of October 29 will have 25 hours, thus being the longest night of the year. The official daylight saving time ...

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Winter is back in central Romania! Localities without electricity, narrow traffic

Due to heavy snowfalls in central Romania, mainly in mountainous areas, the traffic has been affected, whereas passenger trains register delays. Local authorities have warned of avalanche risks in several areas. Meteorologists have issued Code Orange and Code Yellow warnings ...

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CFR Calatori and railway trade unions sign collective labour bargaining agreement extension

CFR Calatori (Passengers) management and railway trade union representatives have signed on Thursday, after negotiations, an agreement extending the collective bargaining agreement that will ensure the protection of employees, meaning the rights of current employment contract –  i.e. food vouchers, ...

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