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German Rail Strike Affects Passenger Trains

A sixth German rail strike in the last 10 months caused widespread disruption for commuters and companies across the country Wednesday when 3,000 train drivers walked off the job to back their claims for higher pay and negotiating rights. The 66-hour strike began with freight trains on Tuesday afternoon and was expanded to passenger travel from 2 a.m. (0000 GMT) Wednesday, idling trains across the country, especially in Berlin, Frankfurt and Mannheim, German rail said. Leaders of the...

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