German rail strike to hit freight and passengers [Reuters]

Date: 10/03/2011

BERLIN, March 9 (Reuters) - German train drivers will launch strikes to disrupt freight transport across the country starting on Wednesday evening, and extend the action to passenger travel early on Thursday, their union said.

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* Freight strike to begin 1900 GMT on Wednesday, union says * Passenger train strike to begin 0300 GMT on Thursday (Adds details of passenger strike) By Brian Rohan BERLIN, March 9 (Reuters)

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