Summer timetable for Rome’s public transport

Rome's public transport will follow a reduced summer timetable until the city's schools reopen in September. The frequency of a good number of buses however has not been reduced, including 7 and 062 sea buses, the line C cemetery services and the night buses which in some cases have been increased. For full details of all public transport services in the city see www.atac.roma.it. On Sundays and public holidays until 30 September there are increased services on the Roma-Lido train. This announcement was followed by a scathing report in the Corriere della Sera about the conditions faced by passengers of the train to Ostia. Describing it as a "free sauna" the Italian newspaper reported that the train's overcrowded carriages, unopenable windows and lack of air conditioning during the current Caronte heatwave have resulted in temperatures on board reaching up to 40 degrees. It has also led some of the more unsatisfied passengers of the Freccia del Mare to rechristen it "la Feccia del Male". Meanwhile Rome's commuters are reminded that they have until 31 July to exchange the old €1 ATAC tickets for the new €1.50 tickets, by paying the difference at ATAC ticket offices located in Metro A stations at Battistini, Cornelia, Ottaviano, Lepanto and Anagnina, and at Metro B stations Ponte Mammolo, Termini, Eur Fermi and Laurentina.