Public transport strike in Rome

Strike affects local, regional and national public transport

Commuters in Rome face 24 hours of disruption to city, regional and national public transport on Friday 30 May.

The strikes have been called by various trade unions whose members say they are acting to defend the "degradation of the public transport sector in Italy."

Regional services around Rome will not be running from 08.30 to 12.30, while the national strike will affect Rome's buses, trams, metro and light rail services Roma-Lido, Roma-Giardinetti and Roma-Civitacastellana-Viterbo, from from 08.30 to 17.00 and from 20.00 to end of service.

The action may also disrupt the city's 27 night bus services on the night between 29 and 30 May. For full details see Muoversi a Roma website.

Meanwhile a number of trade unions representing train workers have called a strike from midnight on Wednesday 28 May until 21.00 on Thursday 29 May. There will be no disruption to Frecce fast trains or the Leonardo Express from Termini station to Fiumicino airport, however the strike will affect regional services. For full details see Trenitalia website.

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