One in five trains cancelled because of strike

Portugal’s CP railways cancelled 58 trains out of a total of 252 scheduled between 00:00 and 08:00 this morning due to strike, which started on the 8th of this month and will last until the 21st. According to data released by the country’s rail operator, 194 of the 252 scheduled trains ran normally. In the long-distance service 12 trains were performed as planned, while in the regional service 27 trains were suppressed out of a total of 73. Lisbon’s urban service cancelled 22 trains out of 113 programmed and in Porto nine trains out of 54 were cancelled. CP’s website warns passengers about disruptions until February 21.