Strikes against pension reform in Paris: traffic will be normal this weekend on most metro lines


Traffic will be normal on most Paris metro lines on Saturday March 11, on the fifth day of a renewable strike at the call of all RATP unions against the pension reform, the RER A and B remaining “disturbed”the operator announced on Friday.

In the metro, two out of three trains are scheduled on line 11 in the afternoon and three out of four trains on line 6, also in the afternoon. The traffic will be “almost normal” on lines 8, 12 and 13, and ” normal “ on all other lines, according to RATP forecasts. The Régie also recalls that line 9 of the metro will be closed on Sunday “due to work”.

Throughout the day, there will be only one out of two trains on the RER A and two out of three on the RER B (with interruption of the interconnection at the Gare du Nord).

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As on previous days, the bus and tram networks will operate normally on Saturday, a new day of interprofessional demonstration.

Since Tuesday, the first day of the strike rather well followed, the situation has quickly improved in Parisian transport, revealing a fairly weak mobilization among RATP agents, unlike the 2019 strike against the previous pension reform project.

On the TGV side, traffic should remain “very disturbed” on the entire network, like Friday, according to the SNCF.

The World with AFP


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