The train strike launched by railway trade unions has been suspended following talks with the Presidential Secretariat.
A tense situation arose at the Fort railway station last evening after train services were cancelled as a result of a sudden strike.
Stranded passengers vented their anger at the railway authorities following the cancellation of train services.
The strike was launched by engine drivers and rail guards.
Special Police teams were deployed to the Fort railway station to bring the situation under control. (Colombo Gazette)