Trains for Free in Slovakia
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If you are a child, student (under 26) or a pensioner and live in the EU then Slovakia is the right place for you.
The previous government administration approved free rail transport for these citizen groups, as a programme aimed at boosting life quality.
Although opposition groups criticized this step as completely wasteful, because there is a very high unemployment rate in Slovakia.
Young people said, expanding job opportunities would be a more acceptable subsidy.
Read by John Edwin Skelton.