Nantes bus and tram drivers strike after violence

Nantes bus and tram drivers strike after violence

Nantes bus and tram drivers strike after violence: Nantes bus and tram drivers went on strike on Monday morning after a series of violent incidents, including a paint-ball attack on a bus on Saturday evening.

The strike, which is being supported by all the main trade unions, is causing major disruption to public transport in the city. No buses or trams are running, and passengers are being advised to find alternative means of transport.

The unions say that the strike is necessary to highlight the dangers faced by drivers on a daily basis. They are calling for more to be done to protect drivers from violence, including the installation of CCTV cameras on all buses and trams.

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The management of Semitan, the company that operates public transport in Nantes, has said that it understands the concerns of the drivers and is committed to working with them to find a solution. A meeting is due to take place between the two sides on Monday afternoon.

In the meantime, passengers are being urged to check the Semitan website for updates on the situation.

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Additional information:

  • The strike is expected to last for 24 hours.
  • All bus and tram services in Nantes are affected.
  • Passengers are advised to find alternative means of transport.
  • A meeting is due to take place between the unions and the management of Semitan on Monday afternoon.

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