Normality and compliance with minimum services at the start of the strike in Renfe and Adif

The first hours of the strike called by the CCOO railway sector and the Railway Circulation Union (SCF) in Renfe and Adif are passing normally and some monitoring that both public companies estimate at 2.6% and 4.8%respectively, without registering relevant incidents.

Specific, Renfe has estimated the follow-up of the strike in the night shifts (mainly maintenance personnel) and morning shifts, from 00:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., at 2.68% and indicates that it has been supported by 133 workers.

The operator has assured EFE that The service is being provided normally, apart from the trains that have had to be canceled due to the strike calledand that the minimum services decreed by the Ministry of Transportation are being met.

Renfe sources have added that there is no evidence of significant incidents and that the two that have been registered on the network this morning are unrelated to the strike. One of them between Navalmoral de la Mata and Oropesa (Madrid-Cáceres line) due to an incident in the infrastructure caused by adverse weather, which has already been resolved, and another on the Madrid-Seville high-speed line, between Majarabique and Hornachuelos. .

For its part, since Adif have indicated that The monitoring of the strike on the night shift has been 4.8% and no incidents have been recorded either.

The 23-hour strike called by the union has forced the public railway operator to cancel the circulation of 310 trains, 89 high-speed and long-distance, and 221 medium-distance.

The strike has been called by CCOO in both Renfe and Adif, where the Railway Circulation Union (SCF) has also joined the protest, to rclaim the unblocking of the agreements agreed with both companies.

In the case of Adif, it is an agreement to implement a 35-hour work week that was already negotiated between the General Business Committee and the company and, in that of Renfe, one on income categories.

Minimum services

The Ministry of Transport has established minimum services of 75% on Cercanías during rush hour and 50% during the rest of the day. In medium distance, it has set services of 65%, while in high speed and long distance they rise to 73% of the total scheduled.

For freight trains, the Ministry has established minimum services of 25% and in the case of the Rodalies of Catalonia, the Generalitat has established essential services of 66% at rush hour and 33% during the rest of the day.

For affected travelers Renfe will offer, whenever possible, to travel on another train at the time closest to the one purchased and, in the event that they do not wish to make the trip, it allows the ticket to be canceled or changed to another date at no additional cost.

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