SNCF CEO Guillaume Pepy warned on Sunday that there would be "closed lines" (© AFP / Archives / ERIC PIERMONT)

SNCF Strike: “Lines will be Closed” alerts Guillaume Pépy

With the railway workers’ strike starting Monday (April 2nd), Guillaume Pépy, the head of the SNCF, is formal: very few trains will circulate and there will be “closed lines”. SNCF CEO Guillaume Pepy warned Sunday that there would be ” closed lines ” because of the strike that begins Monday , while Minister of Transport Elisabeth Borne blasted an “incomprehensible” movement. In […]

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Train traffic will be very disrupted

Strike at the SNCF: “Very Few Trains” will Run After 7pm Monday

The SNCF advises travellers to give up the train after 7pm, Monday 2nd April, because of the strike. 36 days of disturbances are expected until the end of June. The SNCF has advised Friday travelers to forgo taking the train from 19h Monday.  Time to start a strike that “will disturb much” traffic, according to group boss Guillaume Pepy. “The strike will […]

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CGT announce a National Demonstration of SNCF railway workers

SNCF: CGT Announces a “National Demonstration” of Railway Workers on 22nd March

Philippe Martinez, leader of the CGT, announced this Friday morning a national demonstration, with a probable strike for SNCF railway workers on the 22nd March to defend their status. Philippe Martinez, leader of the CGT, announced Friday a “national demonstration” of railway workers on March 22 , to defend their “status”, questioned by a report sent Thursday to the […]

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A report to the government on SNCF, mentions the end of the status of railway workers at hiring.

SNCF: Spinetta Report Calls for End of Railway Worker’s Status

Jean-Cyril Spinetta’s SNCF report to the government on Thursday morning suggests ending the railway workers’ special status. A stripping report submitted Thursday, February 15 to Prime Minister Edouard Philippe advocates deep reforms of the SNCF , in particular a transformation into a public limited company and the end of the status of railway employee . Ordered to the former president […]

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A rally is planned Saturday 1 July 30 to 12 pm at the Chateaubriant station (Loire-Atlantique).

Rally against the “Low Speed” Chateaubriant Rennes Line

A rally is planned for Saturday 1st July at 12.30 pm at the Chateaubriant station (Loire-Atlantique). The goal: to protest against the lack of resources deployed on the railway line Chateaubriant to Rennes, compared to other lines. While the high-speed line (LGV) Rennes-Paris was inaugurated this Saturday 1st July, another event prepares in Chateaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), as […]

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Railway workers in Normandy will be on strike this weekend

Normandy: A Strike by CFDT Rail Workers this Weekend

At the call of the CFDT, the railway workers will be on strike this weekend until 8am on Tuesday. The notice is for National and local staff at stations throughout Normandy. This Friday 14th April 2017, 80 intentions for strikes were recorded in Normandy among controllers. The strikers are protesting against such premium arrears, unregulated by SNCF, […]

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The committee on transport links to Angers and Nantes from Chateaubriant will be on the 8th December

Committee on the Transport Lines of Chateaubriant to Angers and Nantes

A line committee on the transport connections from Chateaubriant to Nantes and Angers is organized for Thursday 8th December in Chateaubriant. This Thursday, 8th December, a line-committee will be held at Guy Moquet school in Chateaubriant. The meeting organized by the Region is the opportunity for users, affected communities and associations to learn about network news, […]

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The Chateaubriant Rennes Railway line id to be refurbished

The Rennes Chateaubriant line will not close

Refurbishing Work will be conducted on Chateaubriant Rennes Railway line.  Rails, ballast and sleepers will be replaced. “This line requires a deep refurbishment. It will be perpetuated globally “, announced Alain Hunault, Mayor of Chateaubriant. The line will be refurbished for an amount which should be around 40 million euros. The site will cover the […]

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100,000 bottles are to be distrubuted at Paris Railway Stations because of the heatwave

Heatwave: 100,000 Bottles of Water Distributed this Thursday night in Paris Train Stations

To meet this episode of heatwave, 100,000 bottles of water will be distributed to users of the stations in Paris on Thursday, from 5pm … You have to keep hydrated. Faced with this episode of heat wave in France and in Ile-de-France, STIF, the transport union of Ile-de-France has decided to set up this Thursday evening […]

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