Luxembourg Tourism is not the only ones who treat their countrymen. More than 600,00 Luxembourg citizens will say goodbye to bus and train tickets in their country because Luxemburg is on its way to becoming the first country where all public transportation is free.
Luxemburg is a small European country, a member of the European Union and part of the Schengen region. The country is surrounded by Belgium, France, and Germany. It’s mostly rural, with dense Ardennes forest and nature parks in the north, rocky gorges of the Mullerthal region in the east and the Moselle river Vally in the southeast. Its capital, Luxembourg City, is famed for its fortified medieval old town perched on sheer cliffs.
Keeping the intended to proceed with a full sand public transport offering for the Luxemburg in March 2020. The Trade Union Syprolux is firmly against the move.
With just 16 delegates, Syprolux one of the smaller trade unions, but according to its president Mylene Bianchi, He is also a protestant, whose administration emphasized at a conference the union stands with the fact that it is raising questions to ask who needs something and its members have solid arguments.
The uncertainty in the questions raised is how the cross-border fares will be calculated. It is also unclear how the train conductors should react in case of problems with the customer as tickets cannot be confiscated. The trade union wonders whether having to stop the train and waiting for the police to arrive is the best way forward in that case.
In a resolution of the day demanded by the Transport Police, the person in charge of the Syprolux also highlighted the shortage of trains available for transporting consumers. One question was tough: are the train operators allowed to carry the crowded trains?
Another issue is the increasing amount of construction and road work, many more of which are planned for the next five years. Bianchy asked how politicians can justify train line suspensions to individuals who purchase first-class travelcards, worth 660 for an annual pass if they then have to take replacement buses for months at a time due to railworks.
The Trade union especially regarding employee well-being, raise questions about whether safety and quality measures can be maintained. In addition, the CFL is having difficulty finding a matching profile for new jobs, resulting in a shortage of employees.