In Ile-de-France, traffic on the RER and metro lines will also be very disturbed for the second day of national mobilization against pension reform.
MO12345LEMOND With AFP
Train traffic will be “very strongly disrupted” Tuesday January 31 for the second day of mobilization against the pension reform, the SNCF announced Sunday, January 29. The disturbances will start on Monday, from 7 p.m., and will last until Wednesday morning, around 6 am.
The railway company provides in particular 1 TGV on 3 TGV on average, and 2 ter out of 10. In detail, the SNCF provides 2 TGV on 5 on the north axis, 1 in 2 in the east, 1 in 4 on The Atlantic Arc, 1 in 2 in the Southeast and 2 out of 5 for the Ouigo. The intercity trains will not run Tuesday, with the exception of a round trip Paris-Clermont, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse and Bordeaux-Marseille.
In Ile-de-France, will run one in three train on lines A, B, H and U, as well as one train in four on line K, and one in 10 train for lines C and D ( Partly closed), E, J, L, N, P and R, according to a press release.
The RATP plans, for its part, a “very disturbed traffic” on the RER and Metro networks. On line 4, one in two train will run during rush hour, and one in four train during off -peak hours. Will only circulate during peak hours (7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.), one in three train on line 7, one in three on the 7 bis, one in two on the 9, and one out of four on the 12. Lines 3, 5, 8, 11 and 13 will be opened only on a section and during peak hours. Finally, the RATP provides normal traffic with risk of saturation on lines 1 and 14.
Traffic on the RER lines will also be “very disturbed” with one RER A and RER B in two on average during peak hours. The bus and tram lines will be that “slightly disturbed”.
“There will be strong disturbances”, planned Clément Beaune
Sunday morning, the Minister of Transport, Clément Beaune, anticipated on RTL a” difficult or even very difficult day “Tuesday . The minister advised: “all those who can organize to do telework, to postpone a trip, it’s better”, because “there will be strong disturbances,” said the minister, interviewed in the Radio program Le Grand Jury.
“I will do everything, with SNCF, RATP, major public transport operators (…) to limit the impact on daily life and the movements of the French as much as possible, it will not be Great, but we’re going to try to do the best. “
Besides Tuesday, the CGT did not exclude actions on rail transport during the school holidays, which start the weekend of February 4 for zone A. “We have the right to strike” , but “spoil the weekends of departure or return from vacation (…) It is not serious,” said Clément Beaune.