Second Day of Workers Protests – Rail Wheel Jam, all Trains Halted
Lahore (October 17, 2011) – Pakistan Railways remained paralysed for seven hours on Monday as employees observed a countrywide wheel-jam strike against the non-payment of salaries.
Railway Workers Strike – Express News Report
Pakistan Railways Employees Union (PREM), in collaboration with the Rail Mazdoor Ittehad and Railways Workers Union, had called a countrywide strike until the payment of salaries. Responding to the strike, workers at the Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Rohri stations lined up on the tracks and at the engine shed, ensuring that no train left for any destination. As a result, train operations came to a standstill, including those already on the move.