Correspondence relative à
l'Évolution du conflit, relations avec Paris, Maison Dumas
(October 1947 - March 1948)
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Plans were set in motion to expel strikers from railroad housing.
125 cheminots from the SNCF arrived in AOF and were distributed as follows: 97 to the Chemin de Fer Dakar-Niger, 15 to the Chemin de Fer Conakry-Niger and 13 to the Chemin de Fer Bénin-Niger. All were skilled, and the group included 30 mechanics, 20 drivers, 5 carpenters, 15 lathe operators, 20 boilermakers, and 35 adjusteurs. Of the 97 who went to the Chemin de Fer Dakar-Niger, 25 were assigned to the section Toukoto-Bamako, 22 to Thiès and the rest distributed between Thiès, Guinguineo, Kaolack and Kayes.