Italy faces public transport strikes on Friday 17 June


Nationwide strike to have an effect on Italy’s total transport sector.

Italy’s public transport community will probably be disrupted by a nationwide basic strike on Friday 17 June, with rail companies affected from 21.00 on Thursday 16 June.

The strike motion will disrupt varied transport sectors at totally different occasions and has been known as by quite a few commerce unions representing public transport employees.

Trenitalia companies will probably be affected by the strike over a 24-hour interval, from 21.00 on Thursday, nevertheless the high-speed Frecce and Intercity trains will probably be assured, as will regional companies at peak occasions (06.00-9.00 and 18.00-21.00).

Bus, metro, tram and light-rail companies in cities together with the Italian capital are in danger on Friday: ATAC strike in Rome from 08.30-12.30, EAV strike in Naples 09.00-13.00, and ATM strike in Milan 08.45-15.00 and from 18.00 till finish of service.

There may be additionally a danger of disruption to air and sea journey, with these travelling in Italy on Friday suggested to verify schedules prematurely.

Unions have known as the strike over a spread of points together with privatisation, security within the office and the “insurance policies of the Draghi authorities and the European Union”.

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