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  • Gaviño: Delayed Metro Service Caused by Absent Workers

  • The head of the Collective Transportation System announced that the delay was caused by a personnel shortage

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 28ABRIL2017.- Jorge Gaviño Ambriz, director general del Sistema de Trasnporte Colectivo, inauguró las nuevas instalaciones del metro de la estación Insurgentes. La remodelación consitió en la rehabilitación de taquillas, luminarias nuevas, instalación de bebederos así como nuevos accesos para personas con discapacidades.FOTO: SELENE PACHECO /CUARTOSCURO.COM, photo: Cuartoscuro/Selene Pacheco

12 of May 2017 15:40:41

Director of the Metro Transportation System Jorge Gaviño Ambríz stated the the delays on Line 7 were not caused by a worker’s strike demanding overtime pay.The head of the Collective Transportation System (STC) announced Friday morning that the 30-minute delay was caused by a personnel shortage, as seven workers were absent. Commuters were upset and posted pictures of crowded trains and hallways on social media.

Gaviño Ambríz also noted that the service disruption began at 6:00 a.m. and was restored to normal after 9:00 a.m., and continued to operate as usual for the rest of the day. He also said the rumors about delayed payment were false. Gaviño will meet with union leader Fernando Espino to go over the time tables and make sure there aren’t any outstanding payments.

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