RENFE strike | Paros of 24 hours with delays in minimum services

Minimum services in commuter trains vary with a percentage between 40 and 60% of minimum services. In medium distance trains an average of 67% of the usual se

RENFE strike |
 Paros of 24 hours with delays in minimum services

Minimum services in commuter trains vary with a percentage between 40 and 60% of minimum services. In medium distance trains an average of 67% of the usual services, and in high-speed and long distance, 100% is established.

Hours of the unemployment:

RENFE customers, both in the commuter and long distance service, have the right to claim the return or exchange of their tickets in case of delays in services. Included in the strike days as you lived this Tuesday.

The company serves these requests both in a face-to-face focus on the customer service point of each station and on their website www.renfe.com.

RENFE recommends the use of alternative transport in Madrid except on the C-5 line (Móstoles the Soto-Atocha-Fuenlabrada-Humanes) for non-compliance with minimum services nearby in this fourth day of strike convened by the Semaf machinist union, that denies those breaches.

Renfe also pointed out at 2:00 pm that the sun tunnels and recollects are congested, which has caused the temporary closure of the sunstation, widespread delays and numerous problems at Atocha and Chamartín stations.

The company calls on a note apologies to travelers who are suffering from the consequences of the strike called by SEMAF and the "unjustified breach" of minimum services.

The nearby trains of Valencia and Castellón reach 60% of minimum services on the fourth unemployment that carry out the Renfe machinists, on a day of 24-hour strike.

Between 5 and 13:30 p.m., of the 89 trains scheduled in minimum services have circulated 53 (60% of the offer), while up to 8.30 hours it had been 56%, that is, of the 45 trains scheduled to that Time, only 25 trains have been provided in the nucleus of Valencia, which includes Valencia and Castellón, according to Renfe sources.

In Alicante, in the two lines (Alicante-Murcia and Alicante-San Vicente del Raspeig) have been covered to one hundred percent minimum services set and all scheduled trains circulate.

On the other hand, in high-speed and long distance lines are circulated normally and complying with minimal services, according to sources.

The Spanish union of Machinists and Railway Assistants SEMAF affirms that the follow-up of the strike in Renfe is "massive", which demonstrates in his opinion "the profound discomfort" of the workers with the current direction of the group, and has reiterated that all the Workers with notification of minimum services Go to their workplace.

The SEMAF notes that the "disastrous management" of minimum services is "an example of the little will of those responsible for the company for the management and survival of the railway company.

The union ensures that a dialogue path has been opened, and hopes that Renfe's address may be convened to the Strike Committee, which is "the established body to resolve the situation," after remembering that he has been trying to resolve the situation for more than a year. For all possible channels ", on August 17 with the conflict commission (step prior to strike) and on September 7 with the call for strike.

The president of FOMENT, Josep Sánchez Llibre, has encrypted between 200 and 250 million euros daily which costs the Catalans the strike of machinists in Rodalies and has asked Govern to take advantage of the strength he has in the negotiation of the budgets General State to close your transfer. In an interview in Catalunya Ràdio, Sánchez Llibre has described as "serious irresponsibility" of the Machinist Union Semaf the breach of the minimum services that chaos is causing in the Rodalies of Barcelona, reports EFE.

The new strike day of RENFE machinists has already provoked on Tuesday in the Barcelona area the suppression of 38 trains from the Rodalies service up to 6.30 am, 50% of minimum services are not being met. Although the breaches of minimum services are repeated, in the main stations of Rodalies, the accumulation of travelers is lower than that of other days of strike and therefore do not see scenes of chaos such as those of the past Thursday and Friday, according to They have informed sources of RENFE.

In the road network, new withholdings are taking place in some access roads to Barcelona such as the rounds (with up to 8 kilometers of queues in the knot of Llobregat and another 4 in the Trinidad knot); The AP-7, in the Papiol (4 kilometers); and the C-32, at the height of Sant Boi de Llobregat (4 km).

A 56% of the trains in minimum service services of Valencia and Castellón has circulated on the fourth day of unemployment who carry out the Renfe machinists, in the first stretch of unemployment called for this Tuesday.

Between 5 and 8:30 pm, of the 45 trains scheduled in minimum services, only 25 trains have served at the nucleus of Valencia, which includes Valencia and Castellón, according to RENFE sources.

In Alicante, in the two lines (Alicante-Murcia and Alicante-San Vicente del Raspeig) have been covered to one hundred percent fixed minimum services and have circulated 16 trains, one hundred percent.

Paros developed in three schedules, the first between 5 and 9 in the morning, the second between 14 and 16 hours and the third, between 18 and 22 hours.

The fourth day of a 24-hour strike that has called for today the Semaf Machinist Union has forced RENFE to delete 178 minimum service trains until 8:30 in the morning, 46 of them near Madrid.

According to data provided to EFE by the railway operator, most of these cancellations have affected Rodalies de Catalunya, surroundings of Valencia and surroundings of Madrid.

In Cercanías de Madrid, the cancellation has affected 46 trains, so the degree of compliance with minimum services has been 70%.

According to the source, in the rest of nearby cores, and in AVE and long distance, the minimum services are being fulfilled with "normality".

Renfe adds today's fourth day of unemployment from his machinists, with a 24-hour strike. In Ecuador of these unemployment that affect the train services (there are still another four days of unemployment), everything follows practically as the first day: with breaches of minimum services by some workers in Catalonia, Valencia and Madrid, according to Denunciation Renfe, and a sour confrontation between the company and the machinists.

Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 14:55

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