Train Strikes in Germany and France Work Stoppages Hit Hundreds of Thousands of Passengers

German train drivers expanded their national strike on Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded and cargo piling up at the country's major ports. Meanwhile in France, transport strikes continue to cause chaos as the railway unions show no signs of relenting.
"Train cancelled" -- massive strikes hit Germany's national railway on Thursday.

"Train cancelled" -- massive strikes hit Germany's national railway on Thursday.

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