Strike to affect Italian trains this weekend

Italy’s rail unions have announce a strike this weekend that will affect services operated by Trenitalia, Italo NTV and Trenord.

A Trenitalia service.

A Trenitalia service. Image by photobeppus / CC BY-SA 2.0

Trains will be suspended at 9pm on Saturday for a 24-hour period, though some guaranteed services will still be running at peak hours. Rail workers called the strike in protest against changes to working hours and possible privatisation. Read more:

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