ITALY. Rome metro and bus strike on Friday 17 September


In Rome, public transport workers have announced a 24-hour transportation strike on Friday, September 17. The strike will affect Rome’s network of buses, trams, metro and the light-rail services Roma-Lido, Termini-Centocelle and Roma-Nord operated by municipal transport company ATAC, as well as bus services provided by Roma TPL and Cotral in the suburbs and greater Rome area. However services will be guaranteed during the busiest rush hour periods in the morning and evening: until 08.30 and from 17.00 until 20.00.

For strike details see the Roma Mobilità website. Individuals in Italy are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for transportation disruptions and make alternative arrangements if possible, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.