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Tbilisi metro stations resume operation
06 June, 2018
Metro stations in Tbilisi resumed operation. All the metro stations in the city were closed as train drivers went on a strike on Sunday evening demanding increase in salaries. According to the decision of Tbilisi City Hall, the buses in Tbilisi served the citizens for free during this time.

The decision was made after consultations between the train drivers. The train drivers say they will continue meetings and “problems will be solved stage by stage.”

Train drivers went on a
strike on Sunday evening demanding increase in salaries. Tbilisi Metro has been closed since Monday morning.

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze thanked the employees of Tbilisi metro for understanding the current  situation and achieving an agreement.

“I would like to thank each train driver for their understanding of the current situation and the agreement. We can say that we have achieved certain compromises and the subway continues operation in the usual way, "said Kakha Kaladze.

The Mayor also noted that he will get back to this issue and improve the condition of train drivers.

"I have promised that we will definitely return to the issue in 2019 and will do everything to improve working conditions for subway train drivers,- Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said at the sitting of the government of Tbilisi on Wednesday.

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