Frankfurt’s main railway station, seen from the 49th floor of a nearby office building around noon, May 7, the third consecutive day of a strike by German railway engine drivers.
Sun comes up behind Frankfurt’s main railway station, May 5, after German train engine drivers downed their tools in the current wage bargaining and went on a six-day strike – the longest in the history of German railways.
Hans-Jürgen Urban, executive board member of Germany’s industrial union IG Metall, speaks to workers of GKN, a British-owned multinational, who downed their tools in a warning strike in Offenbach, just east of Frankfurt, Feb.4. Tens of thousands of metal workers staged walkouts across Germany in pursuit of their demands for higher pay.
A locomotive engine driver on morning shift gets ready after three days of a nationwide strike for higher wages near Frankfurt’s main railway station, Oct. 20.
(Canon 5d III, EF 2.8, 300mm, ISO 1250, 2.8, 0.3sec, tripod)