On June 6th, 2019, school transport will not circulate in Calvados for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day. Five schools will also be completely closed.
Many disturbances are expected on June 6 for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day. Thursday 16th May, 2019, the Prefecture of Calvados has published the traffic plan for D-Day. A regulated circulation zone will be well established on June 6th from 6am to 11pm. 121 municipalities are concerned divided between Caen and Bayeux (Calvados) .
No school transport on the department
Not surprisingly, transport will also be disrupted. The Prefecture explains that public transport throughout Calvados will circulate but with lighter schedules. On the other hand all the public school transport by the region will not circulate . “They are requisitioned to bring delegations to the scene of ceremonies,” says a national education inspector assigned for commemorations.
En raison du 75e anniversaire du Débarquement, @Prefet14 en concertation avec le Conseil Régional de Normandie et le @acCaen, vous informe qu’elle sera conduite à suspendre les transports scolaires durant toute la journée du 6 juin 2019 sur l’ensemble du département. pic.twitter.com/OrkCKaGNvR
— Ouistreham Riva-Bella (@OuistrehamRB) 20 May 2019
But the schools will be open …
As for the 70th anniversary, in 2014, the schools of the department will be open. It will therefore be running well on Thursday, June 6th.
“Five years ago, it was very good, continued the inspector there was very little absence as well on the side of the teachers as the parents. Of course, there will be flexibility for delays. “
Except five institutions
Only five establishments will be closed on June 6 because of their location, close to the ceremony venues. These are the Arromanches elementary school , the Letot la Poterie school and the Charles Létot college in Bayeux , located right next to the British cemetery where Prince Charles, Theresa May and Edouard Philippe are expected at the end of the year. morning.
In Caen, two schools located in hypercentre will also be closed . For now, their name is not yet known, “even we do not know what schools it is,” says the inspector. This anonymity is kept for security reasons. Indeed these two schools are located near the meeting place between Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, place also unknown for the time being.