March 27, 2023

A “difficult or even very difficult day” is announced Tuesday in public transport because of the massive mobilizations planned against the pension reform, warned Sunday the Minister of Transport Clément Beaune.

STRIKE – “There will be strong disruptions, that’s clear. » Guest of Grand Jury RTL-Le Figaro-LCIthis Sunday, January 29, Clément Beaune did not hide the difficulties to foresee in public transport during inter-union mobilization against the pension reform, Tuesday, January 31. The day will be “difficult, even very difficult” for the RATP and SNCF users in particular, he warned.

The Minister of Transport calls on those who can to do ” telework “ or at “postpone their trips”, as you can see in the excerpt below:

“I will do everything, with the SNCF, the RATP, the major public transport operators […] so that the impact on the daily life and movements of the French people is limited as much as possible. It won’t be great, but we’ll try to do the best.”he added.

Clément Beaune announced that “the transport plans at RATP and SNCF will be known at the end of the day”.

On the first big day of mobilization against the pension reform, January 19, line 8 of the Paris metro was completely closed and most of the others were severely disrupted, with the exception of automated lines 1 and 14. In the RER, about 1 train out of 2 ran at peak times, much less at off-peak times. On the side of the SNCF, 1 TGV out of 3 or 1 TGV out of 5 operated according to the axes, the Intercités or TER being almost interrupted.

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