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Île-de-France: reduced public transport from Wednesday

2020-10-26T13:44:58.008Z

The offer will however be reinforced from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. "to deal with situations of increased traffic" linked to the curfew, Île-de-France Mobilités announced.



The public transport offer in the Paris region will be reduced from 9 p.m. on Wednesday, due to a drop in attendance linked to the introduction of the curfew, with in particular the circulation of one in two metro , Île-de-France Mobilités announced on Monday, which asked transport operators (RATP, SNCF and Optile) to make these changes.

Read also: Curfew: a puzzle for public transport

In detail, the metro offer will be reduced "

to about one in two metro

", as will the frequency of buses, except for "

the busiest bus lines and lines serving hospitals

" which will not undergo any change. , said the regional transport authority.

Metro lines 4, 7 and 13 will however be reinforced between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. "

to cope with situations of increased traffic

", she said.

On the side of trains and RER, the offer will also be reduced to one in two trains, "

except for lines where the waiting time is greater than or equal to 30 minutes in normal period

", she added.

Finally, for trams, the reduction will be "

gradual

" from 9 p.m.

To read also: In Marseille, the ordeal of the B2 bus line: "We are packed like sardines"

"

The level of transport offer will be analyzed daily and can be adapted according to attendance and especially after school holidays

", assured IDFM, stressing that the transport offer will be maintained at 100%, from opening until 'at 9:00 p.m.

During the week of October 17 to 24, traffic is 13% compared to normal after 9 p.m., "

and drops to almost 0 after 11 p.m.

", observed Ile-de-France Mobilités.

SEE ALSO -

Teleworking: "In Île-de-France, public transport use is 40% lower than it was in 2019", according to Elisabeth Borne

Source: lefigaro

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