The four SNCF unions called on Friday to “maintain the renewable strike” started on March 7 against the pension reform.
The French who intend to leave for the weekend will still suffer the consequences of the strike at the SNCF. Saturday and Sunday, “train circulation continues to improve (…) but will remain disrupted on certain lines“Warned management this Friday.
In detail, more than 4 TGVs (Inoui and Ouigo) out of 5 will run, as well as 3 TER out of 5 on national average, and 3 Intercités day out of 5. SNCF notes a “partial recovery» of the circulation of certain Intercités at night. “Disruptions are expected to persist at the start of the week“, already warns the public company.
In Île-de-France, for the Transilien lines, it is necessary to plan this weekend a service “normal to almost normal» on RER E, lines J, K, L, N, U, as well as on trams T4, T11 and T13. There will be 3 out of 4 trains on the RER A and RER B (SNCF zone), with maintained interconnections. On line H, 2 out of 3 trains will run. It will be 1 in 2 trains on RER C and RER D (with the interconnection maintained), as well as on lines P and R.
LIVE – Pensions: SNCF unions call to continue the renewable strike
The renewable strike takes root
On the side of the SNCF unions, we also agreed this Friday to continue the renewable strike. The four representative unions of the railway company have called for “maintain the strikestarted on March 7 against the pension reform. CGT-Cheminots, Unsa-Ferroviaire, SUD-Rail and CFDT-Cheminots also call “to act massively on March 23 and take part in the demonstrations“, during the ninth day of mobilization organized by the inter-union.
Before that, the four unions invite rail employees to “multiply unitary actions and initiatives from this weekend in all territories“, after the triggering of article 49.3 of the Constitution by Élisabeth Borne on Thursday, considered as “yet another arm of honor to the social movement».
«Whatever the outcome of the various motions of censure tabled , social protest must grow and expand. The railway trade union organizations reaffirm their commitment and their determination to do everything possible to win the withdrawal of this reform with the maintenance of the renewable strike started on March 7“, they develop.