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Honking train, after heavy abuse on a conductress NS (Dutch railway) [video]

Hoofddorp, Netherlands – The NS staff send off, this morning, an eardeafening sound. Exactly at 9:00, the trains all over the Netherlands were honking to show their protest against the ongoing violence against the train staff. Treinstation Hoofddorp

On the night of Thursday to Friday a headconductress of NS was on the train from Schiphol to Hoofddorp, where she got beaten so hard  by a passenger that she ended up in the hospital with serieus injuries. On Saturday, a conducter in Helmond got kicked and spit on.

The NS and the trade union wants the politics to take serious measures.

Video: honking trains on station Hoofddorp