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Train traffic mostly back on track

Rail services in Finland have returned to normal on Saturday following a protest by train drivers on Friday.

Lähtevien kaukojunien aamun perutut vuorot näkyvät näytöllä Helsingin Rautatieasemalla varhain perjantaiaamuna 21. toukokuuta.
A work stoppage halted rail services in Finland on Friday. Image: Roni Rekomaa / Lehtikuva
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Passenger and freight train services resumed across Finland on Saturday, though some cancellations were still possible, according to state railways VR.

The work stoppage halted nearly all commuter and long distance trains in Finland on Friday.

The protest hinged on an alleged breach of contract. Drivers claimed that VR had breached the existing collective agreement.

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