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BVG strike in Berlin : Hope for good weather - and the S-Bahn

people empty bus shelter, locked underground stations: as of Monday morning, 3.30 am, is operated by the Berlin public transport (BVG) because of the re-Strikes of the unionized employees are almost everything to a standstill. Up to the end of the night for Tuesday, the walkout is expected to last.

It is the largest lobe, which is brought to you by the service trade Union Verdi during the since December 2018 smoldering conflict Tariff to the wages of around 14,600 BVG employees. The first strike in mid-February, buses, metro and trams were produced only eight hours paralysed. And on 14. March, the buses remained in the Depot: 1500 driver laid down the work.

the morning Chaos, so on Monday? After all, the BVG transported on average per day, around three million passengers. They all must now find once-around-the-clock new routes and means of transport, among other things, to work, school, Uni or shopping or stay at home. However, looking at the experiences of the last two strike days, the Stress is likely to remain likely to be limited.

On the first day of the strike, the Berlin relaxed

remained, especially on the first day of the strike, the Berlin law remained relaxed, the city looked like in the holiday mode, but at the very most necessary routes mobile, used carpools or taxis, while the BVGler for higher wages demonstrated in the face of increasingly hard work.

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And the S-Bahn, as well as the weather God is the most important peace-maker order goods. Thanks to the sunshine, many citizens stepped up to the wheel, thanks to numerous additionally inserted reinforcement trains, the S was used to train as a gratifying replacement. The wagons were Packed, the mood was irritated rare, especially since it seems that many people have understanding for the concerns of the strike. As reported, the BVG employees, according to Verdi in a nationwide comparison, the most poorly paid.

Similar to relaxed it could go on the Monday: From early to late, the sun's rays. And the S-Bahn announced, "we are mobilising all available operating reserves". Alone on the busy line S5 between Mahlsdorf and Warschauer Straße, there will be between 5 o'clock in the morning and 18 at around 80 additional trips. Because of the short term scheduled strikes could not be displayed the reinforcements stations on the rail electronic.

Not all of the bus routes fall out

hit Harder than the city within the S-Bahn ring will be this time, districts are again on the bus lines is dependent on the outside. However, there are also good news: not all of the lines fall. Because at the wheel of many buses the driver sitting by the subcontractors of the BVG, which are not on strike. The following lines, therefore, on Monday completely: 106, 161, 162, 163, 168, 175, 179, 218, 234, 263, 275, 284, 320, 322, 334, 341, 349, 363, 365, 371, 373, 380, 399. And these buses are slightly restricted: 112, 140, 184, 283, 370 as well as 893. The line 390 is only in the early hours of the morning regular on-the-go.

And on the day of the strike at the Tegel airport? The airport company has set up a Notshuttle between the Terminal and the S-Bahn station jungfernheide. This traffic, however, "irregular", it said on Sunday. Departure and arrival times were at the airport-Service at the telephone information number 60911150 up to the editorial deadline is not yet known.

Probably more and more Taxis are on the Airport route as a priority, not to be in demand – but only where: Berlin taxi drivers are benefited already from the previous outstanding balances. Also on Sunday it was again in one of the Service centres: "The people order for tomorrow without interruption." The extent to which the new via the App bookable BVG collective taxi "is Berlkönig" on-the-go, is unclear. The used car may be locked BVG-land.

Verdi asks customers for your understanding

"Unfortunately, employers have not tried so far, the strike with a improved offer to avert what would have been possible," said Verdi negotiator Jeremy Arndt on Sunday. At the same time, he asked the BVG customers to understand.

The Municipal employers ' Association (KAV), the representative for the state-owned BVG, negotiate, try to split the BVG employees, by the offered wage be increases for individual employment groups are very unequal. Needed significantly more salary "" for all. In addition, the Union is pissed at the recent pronouncements by the KAV.

rumours, writes of Verdi, according to the average offered wage plus 450 euros per month. This is not to meet, it means more, because in this sum are a number of non-wage labour the employer costs attributed to the not would not actually arrive paid out of the net – so in the case of the fully employed.

KAV-negotiator Claudia Pfeiffer had spoken of it, you have a total of 90 million euros wage per year for the LPP staff. The € 450 a month, had per capita gross more. At the same time the employers threatened that if Verdi raise still higher demands, would have to increase the ticket prices.

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