Unions have known as for another ‘day of protest’ on Thursday, January ninth as their long-running battle with the French authorities over pension reform continues.

Protests are deliberate for a number of cities together with Paris and companies on the trains will once more be disrupted.

Here’s a glance forward at what companies shall be working.

On the railways three in 5 of the traditional companies shall be working on the excessive pace TGV routes and the finances Ouigo companies.


Local companies shall be extra disrupted with one third of suburban Transilien companies working, two in 10 Intercité routes and 4 in 10 native TER companies.

These companies symbolize a fall within the traces which were working in latest days, as SNCF staff are anticipated to participate in protests.

International companies together with the Eurostar are nonetheless working a lowered service, and Eurostar has revealed a lowered timetable working till January 12th on its web site.

In Paris there will even be extra disruption after some enhancements in latest days.


On the Metro solely traces 1 and 14 – that are automated – shall be working as regular.

All different Metro traces shall be working a restricted service. Lines 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 7bis, 8, 9 and 10 shall be working solely in the course of the rush hour – 6.30am to 9.30am and 4.30pm to 7.30pm. 

Lines 11 and 13 shall be working solely throughout morning rush hour, traces 6 and 12 solely throughout night rush hour and line 3bis solely between 1pm and 6pm. 

All these traces may have fewer companies than traditional and plenty of stations on the traces shall be closed.

The trams have been working nearly as regular in latest days however Thursday will see a dip in companies.

Lines 2, 6, 7 and eight shall be working a ‘quasi regular’ service all day. Lines 1 and 3a shall be suspended between 11.30am and a pair of.30pm and Line 1 will cease at 9.30pm and Line 3a will cease at 9pm. Line 3b shall be suspended between 11am and 3pm.

The RER suburban prepare shall be working from 5am to 9pm, bit with considerably fewer companies than regular and three quarters of the traditional bus routes shall be working.


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