Two days of chaos. With controversy Yesterday because the trains continued to accumulate delays even outside “guaranteed” bands and the attack of Minister of Transport Salvini on the “unworthy scenes in the stations”: the videos of the station circulate on the web Termini Stationwith the last convoys departure taken by storm. AND protests for the new stop TodayFriday, December 1, weekend travel day, especially near the Christmas holidays. There mobilization 24 hours, which concerns the entire national network, including Lazio with the central axis Of Rome terminalswas proclaimed by grassroots unions (CUB, CAT, SGB and USB transport) starting at 9 p.m. on Thursday 30 at 9 pm today, Friday the 1st December.
Long lines at Termini
In it Termini Stationsince morning, they have been reported delays and cancellations. The trains stopped from North to South. The trains have not arrived Naples or of Fiumicino out of 7. And they didn’t leave Regional or the Arrows to the airport, Frascati, Civitavecchia, Milan or Palermo.
Travelers and travelers, discouraged and disheartened, exchange photographs on social networks of signs showing delays and cancellations: «Zagarolo 5.35 – Marina writes in the travel group Rome-Cassino -: trains to colferro AND Terms are cancelled.” In the end, somehow, on some routes we managed to get out, but with fatigue AND patience: «They have us kidnaped about him casino of 6.21 because in the 6.03 there is no engineer…», Marianna updates, resigned to reaching her destination accumulating delays.
Same drawbacks up there too. Italianwho publishes one on his website list Of guaranteed trains.
Strike without prior notice
He Strike guarantor in essential public services there were asked to the grassroots unions of condense the strike, adding it in practice to that of Thursday, November 30 by the confederates, who had announced it for 8 hours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. acronyms they have refused the request: we announced it first, was the reasoning, and that is why we confirmed it because the issue is important. In fact, we went on strike for security, after theaccident railway Corigliano in Calabria, so the double stop, even without prior notice, is considered legitimate according to the law, as it is a “protest for serious Events detrimental to safety. and of security of workers.”
But Salvini, who had already made an effort – calling an urgent meeting with the senior management of the railway companies – to avoid chaos on the lines by demanding greater communication and transparency towards citizens, attacked yesterday: “Out of respect for those who have lost their lives at work, I will not intervene, as happened recently, but it is clear that the sacrosanct right in it mobilization Can not Cancel that of millions the citizens that must travel».
On social networks, they protest travelers and Travellerswho publish photos of cancellations before and after hours announced for the strike. «Gemelli StationThe trains still do not leave even after the end of the strike,” Cristina reported in the Facebook group. FM3 Rome-Cesano-Viterbo post images of the suppression board to Cesano, Rome Ostend, Rome Tiburtina and Monterotondo until 6:14 p.m., while the mobilization should have ended at 5 p.m. Also Marco, from the group FL8 Rome-Neptunewrote, sending a calendar with chain delays until the evening: “Today’s strike just at 5 p.m., the next one starts at 9 p.m. 4 hours, a band that would be protected».