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SNCF Strike: One TGV Out of Five, One TER and One Transilien Out of Three on Sunday

A TGV and a Intercity out of five, a TER and a Transilien out of three will ride this Sunday, according to the forecast announced Saturday by the SNCF for the third day of strike.

A TGV and a Intercity out of five, a TER and a Transilien out of three will roll Sunday, according to the forecast announced Saturday by the SNCF for the third day of strike against the railway reform.

If the SNCF qualifies the traffic of “very disturbed”, it will however be less than during the first sequence of strikes on Tuesday and last Wednesday.

On Wednesday, only one in seven TGVs and one out of five TERs were in circulation.

Sunday, the reporting rate of strikers is “of the order of 35%”, “compared to that of April 3 and 4 which was 48%,” according to the SNCF.

This figure only concerns the personnel needed to run trains (controllers, controllers and drivers).

On international routes, three trains out of four will circulate on average. In detail, there will be three Eurostar out of four , a “near-normal traffic” on the Thalys, and one in three trains to Germany.

On the other hand no Lyria to Switzerland and no train for Italy and Spain will circulate.

In France, no TGV Oui will roll.




In Ile-de-France, the disturbances will vary depending on the RER lines, with one out of two trains on the RER A and C, one train in three on the RER E, and two trains out of five on the RER D.

On the RER B, one train out of three will circulate north of Paris, while the traffic will be “normal” on the rest of the line.

The most affected regions will be Burgundy, Paca, Normandy and Limousin, SNCF said.

The rail workers on Tuesday committed a long-term strike by episode of two days out of five against the government rail reform. In all, 36 days of strike are expected by the end of June.

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