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Problems in public transport : BVG strike: Taxi pre-order possible

About 8,000 Taxis has Berlin, of which 6500 are organized in the same call center but who wants to order for the morning one, has a bad card due to the BVG st

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Problems in public transport : BVG strike: Taxi pre-order possible

About 8,000 Taxis has Berlin, of which 6500 are organized in the same call center but who wants to order for the morning one, has a bad card due to the BVG strike from the start of operation until lunch . "We cannot accept binding pre-orders", says Hermann Waldner, managing Director of the four major taxi providers.

Although you could pre-order, but not binding. "We do what we can, and mostly, it works," says Waldner. "If you imagine a day like tomorrow - then it is simply not possible to guarantee a free car. There is not enough free cars."

Even after the strike it will take one to two hours until the traffic had returned to normal again, said BVG spokesman Markus Falkner. If at least the Berlkönig was in operation? "Theoretically, Yes, since employees are not employees of the BVG," said Falkner, "but Practically, you know, because the cars are on the premises of the BVG and need to be cleaned and refueled, and whether the work is completely unclear." Berlkönig the BVG's communities offer to the education of driving. Such can also be used on other Apps. The extent to which these can now look forward to increasing Download Numbers, no calculation was made on Thursday.

Speaking of carpooling: blessed is the one who can make private. With the car on Friday, probably still the most likely by the city, however, is allegedly slower than usual, because all of the other driving a car, otherwise maybe with Bus and train on-the-go.

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