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Correspondence relative à l'Évolution du conflit, relations avec Paris, Maison Dumas (October 1947 - March 1948)
in AOF K 457 (179)

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Directeur Fédéral de la Régie des Chemins de Fer de l'AOF Cuneo to Directeurs des Regions de Chemin de Fer de l'AOF, n°196 SC (Thiès, January 9, 1948)

Plans were set in motion to expel strikers from railroad housing.


Directeur Fédéral de la Régie des Chemins de Fer de l'AOF Cuneo, "Dispositions prises pour l'Hébergement des 125 Agents de la SNCF Attendus," n°542/2 (Dakar, January 24, 1948)

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.