Milan, July 22, 2023 – Start of the week with problems for the Lombardy Travelers. Monday July 24, workers of local public transport companies will be able to stop throughout Italy as a result of a strike organized by the private union USB. As reported by the dedicated portal of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, the agitation was proclaimed on July 10 and will last 4 hours.
The strike could only be joined by staff of the infrastructure manager Ferrovienord SpA and this could have repercussions on the service offered of Trenord. Uninvolved warranty times. Metro, bus and tram, instead they will circulate regularly: Atm has let it be known that it has received no subscriptions.
The strike is expected Monday July 24 from 09:01 to 13:00. Trains that run exclusively on the FerrovieNord lines, leaving the station of origin at 9:00 a.m., will arrive at their final destination. For trains arriving/departing from/to the RFI network, the departure time of Milano Bovisa and Seregno stations must be considered.
They will be running trains are affected exclusively in Northern rail network (Milan Cadorna – Canzo/Asso, Como Lago/Novara Nord/Laveno/Varese, Brescia/Iseo – Edolo, the “S2”, “S3” and “S4” commuter lines and for the section also managed by Ferrovienord, the “S1”, “S9” and “S13” commuter lines); also involved airport connections “Milan Cadorna/Milan Central/Milan Porta Garibaldi – Malpensa Airport” and “S50 Malpensa Airport – Bellinzona”.
Trains that travel solely by road are not involved. RFI Rail Network, but they will be possible repercussions in the following lines of mixed management: “S1” Saronno – Milan Passante – Lodi; “S9” Saronno – Seregno – Milan – Albairate; “S13” Milan Bovisa – Pavia.
In case of non-execution of the trains, the following will be established only for airport connections: bus between Milan Cadorna and Malpensa airport (from Milan Cadorna they will leave via Paleocapa 1); bus line “S50” between Busto Arsizio FS and Malpensa airport.
Among the reasons for the workers’ protest -as the acronym itself explains- the now endless battle for the renewal of the national collective labor agreement, but also statements about minimum wage, workplace safety and freedom to strike.