Hundreds of long-distance trains have been cancelled in Germany for the second day in a row.
The nation's largest railway union, GDL, is struggling to reach an agreement over employee compensation with operator Deutsche Bahn. GDL representatives say they are looking for a more generous policy on coronavirus bonuses for staff.
Similar payments have been made by other national railroads in Europe.
"They must make a move as is customary in wage negotiations," said Claus Weselsky, the head of the GDL union. "They must put a respectable offer on the table and that's when we are ready to negotiate."
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