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Metrobus drivers’ strike continues, some major routes affected

The bus service says drivers are demanding management lift the suspension of their colleague.

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JOHANNESBURG - Metrobus says services along some of its major routes have been disrupted as a strike by its drivers continues today.

The bus service says drivers are demanding management lift the suspension of their colleague and remove the inspector team.

The drivers believe the inspectors are conspiring to get them suspended as opposed to improving the bus services.

Metrobus's Sabata Makoele says they’ve been in constant talks with the drivers to resolve the issue.

“We would like to say to our commuters that we sincerely apologise for the disruption. We are doing everything we can to negotiate, to come to the table and to come to a consensus to make sure that we are back to normal as soon as possible.”

(Edited by Neo Koza)

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