Railways operator to lay off 1,000 staff, CEO urges infrastructure fund

Ljubljana, 11 July - The CEO of railways operator Slovenske Železnice sees a number of challenges ahead for the company after the coronavirus epidemic. The group plans to lay off 1,000 people this year, bringing their total number to 6,000 and is just now introducing new passenger trains into its fleet. He also says Slovenia needs a long-term infrastructure fund.

Dušan Mes, director general of the Slovenian railways operator.
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