After a reasonably vital concession from the French authorities over the weekend on its proposed pension reforms, unions have been having inside conferences on Monday and will likely be assembly labour minister Muriel Pénicaud on Tuesday.

But nonetheless properly these conferences go, there’s nonetheless strike motion on Tuesday as the dispute enters day 41.

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Here’s a have a look at what is going on.


On the railways there’s – for the primary time since December 4th – a ‘quasi regular’ service on trains operating on the funds Ouigo routes.

On the excessive pace TGV routes eight out of 10 of the traditional companies are operating.

Half the traditional Intercité routes are operating and three quarters of the native TER companies. The suburban Transilien trains, in the meantime, is operating seven out of 10 of their regular companies.

In latest days each rail companies and public transport in Paris have improved. French staff are usually not paid throughout strikes and as the dispute drags on many can now not maintain the monetary hit of greater than a month with out pay.

The similar normal sample is seen in Paris, the place companies have as soon as once more improved, though there’s nonetheless disruption.

Once once more all Metro traces are operating though solely traces 1 and 14 – that are automated – are operating a full service.

Lines 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7bis, 9 and 12 are operating rush hour solely – 6.30am to 9.30am and 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

 Lines 2 and 10 are operating all day, traces 8 and 11 are operating from 6.30am to 7.30pm and 7pm respectively.

Line 3bis is operating from 7am to 6pm and line 13 is operating from 5.30am to 11am.

All the above traces are operating fewer than regular trains and many stations on the traces stay shut.

All tram traces are again to operating a traditional service and the RER suburban trains are operating all day, however with fewer companies than regular.

The RER line B service from Charles de Gaulle airport stops at Gare du Nord.

Overall 4 out of 5 of the standard bus companies are operating.

Flights haven’t been affected for the reason that begin of the strike in early December, however this might change on Tuesday with the announcement that the air site visitors controllers who’re members of the USAC-CGT union will likely be taking strike motion.


The union doesn’t signify the vast majority of French air site visitors controllers, nonetheless, so the affect on flights is prone to be pretty minimal. Anyone who has a flight booked is suggested to test with their airline.

Teaching unions have additionally referred to as for one-day strikes on Tuesday and Thursday this week, so mother and father face potential faculty closures or the lack of after faculty golf equipment or actions.

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