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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 might be disrupted by a nationwide common strike on Friday 17 June, with rail providers affected from 21.00 on Thursday 16 June.

The strike motion will disrupt varied transport sectors at totally different instances and has been referred to as by numerous commerce unions representing public transport employees.

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

Bus, metro, tram and light-rail providers 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’s additionally a threat of disruption to air and sea journey, with these travelling in Italy on Friday suggested to substantiate schedules prematurely.

Unions have referred to 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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