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COTAR calls on President Iohannis to sign Transport Minister’s revocation

The Confederation of Authorized Operators and Carriers in Romania (COTAR) is calling on President Klaus Iohannis to revoke the resigning Transport Minister Lucian Sova. A release from COTAR on Tuesday, signed by leader Vasile Stefanescu, reads: “We kindly ask Mr. ...

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European Commission will finance only half of the subway project to Otopeni Airport. Reasons disclosed

The European Commission has decided to finance only half of the construction of the M6 subway line, which is to connect Bucharest to Otopeni Airport. The reasons why the state cannot build the line only with non-reimbursable funds are that ...

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Works on Pipera-Petricani sector to connect Bucharest-Ploiesti motorway, nearly completed. Traffic to open soon

The works on the 3 km sector connecting Popasului St. to Petricani Road and to A3 Bucharest-Ploiesti motorway are on the last stretch, with the Transport Ministry announcing that soon the traffic will open. Authorities say the constructor is working ...

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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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Transport Ministry announces that the European Commission has agreed to fund the subway line M6 to Henri Coanda Airport

The European Commission has informed the Transport Ministry that it will fund the subway line project to the Henri Coanda International Airport (M6 between May 1 Square and Otopeni). “Negotiations are ongoing regarding the maximum level of grant funds to ...

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Gov’t officials, Romanian Auto Registry at war with the right-hand drive cars

Government officials and the Romanian Auto Registry (RSR) have declared war to the right-hand drive cars due to the large number of accidents involving. Such vehicles outside the European Union will no longer be registered in Romania as of the ...

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Railwayman’s Day, celebrated with protests by 2,000 trade unionists

More than 2,000 trade unionists in the railway sector have started, Monday morning, on the Railwayman’s Day, a protest in front of the Transport Ministry. Their main requests are related to the adopting of the railway staff statute and decent ...

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