Rome Atac, new 24-hour transport strike on Friday 29 September. Metro B1 closed, the plan for the Ryder Cup

New strike of the transport Friday September 29th across the entire network Atac, Rome Tpl and Cotralthis too 24 hours like the last one on Monday 21 September. The mobilization is proclaimed by Usb union and the service will not be guaranteed from the night between 28 and 29 September while, on the 29th, the bands Of warranty: until to 8.30 and give them 17 at 20. Yes to this new strike they add the inconvenienceof these weeks, on trains and on meter of Rome, also involved in the transport plan for the Ryder Cup in Guidonia. The suspected of the opposition, in the Region and in the Capitol, is that everything is being done to favor the event at the Marco Simone Golf, however, to the detriment of the commuters who, for days, have been experiencing an odyssey, on railways regional due to the canceled races for worn wheels of trains and on meter due to the continuous delays. This while Rome is caught in the grip of traffic for the Jubilee construction sites.

Atac and Rome Tpl strike

Starting from new strike on Fridays September 29thafter that of Monday 18 September had caused inconvenience to travellers, with long expectations at stopsclosed metro stations and hours-long queues at taxi ranks, Atac warns that in Night between 28 and the 29 September Not will be guaranteed the service of the lines night buses (lines whose name begins with “n”), while it will come carried out that of day lines which have trips scheduled after midnight and night trips on lines 38-44-61-86-170-246-301-451-664-881-916-980. On the strike day, the 29th, guaranteed instead only them racing on the entire network from the start of daytime service to hours 8.30 And from 5pm to 8pm. Same times also for bus regional Cotral.

Elevators and escalators not guaranteed

During the strike, in the stations of the metro-railway network which will remain open if necessary Not it will be later guaranteed the service of escalators, elevators And stairliftas well as the ticket office service, while the interchange car parks remain open.

Racing for the Ryder cup

Then there is the case of the Ryder Cup, an event with 50 thousand spectators a day. The controversy opened on advisor queenly of Action and former candidate against Francesco Rocca, Alessio D’Amato: «These days more than usual transport chaoson the service regional occur numerous cancellations for rescheduling of the commercial service. It’s not that for favor the correct participation at the Ryder Cup Are the races being cancelled?”. It was in fact announced on strengthening of theoffer between the stations of Roma Tiburtina and The Rusticawhere the connections For Guidonia. Hypothesis totally rejected by the Region, which is pressing Trenitalia and RFI to bring the service back to the usual standards despite the problems with the wheels of the trains which caused the cancellation of the trips.

Metro B1 closed

Also Atachowever, he arranged changes on the net metro right for the Ryder Cup: from Thursday 28 to Sunday 1 October, due to jobs urgent in galleries of the B1, between the stations of Bologna and Ionian the service will take place with shuttles and not with trains. At the same time, however, precisely by virtue of this greater availability of trains, it will come intensified deals with it Laurentina-Rebibbia including the stop Mammolo Bridgewhere the shuttles For Guidonia. «From 28 September to 1 October – writes Atac – we will intensify the service on the Laurentina-Rebibbia connection, where the shuttle services for Marco Simone arrive and depart». «In anticipation of the considerable increase in flows that will concentrate on line B on the occasion of the Ryder Cup – explained the Capitoline transport councilor Eugenio Patanè – the most important and prestigious global professional golf event and the third most followed sporting event in world, after the Olympics and the Football World Cup, with over 270,000 spectators expected, again in the days between 28 September and 1 October, Atac will guarantee a metropolitan service with a frequency of 5 minutes on the Laurentina-Rebibbia route.

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