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SNCF strike: “some local disturbances” to be expected this Wednesday


Delays or cancellations are to be expected on TER in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Grand-Est, Occitanie and

Barely back to normal on Monday, SNCF traffic will be disrupted again.

The circulation of trains will experience “some local disturbances” this Wednesday, indicates the railway group.

They are explained by a national social movement, following the call for a strike launched by the unions CGT Cheminots, SUD-Rail and CFDT Cheminots.

A way for them to put pressure on management on the opening day of the mandatory annual negotiations (NAO), to obtain significant wage increases.

SNCF Voyageurs foresees delays and cancellations on TER in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Grand-Est, Occitanie and Sud regions.

In Île-de-France, Transilien C, D, E and N will also be affected.

"Certain TGV or Intercités traffic may be cancelled, in particular on the Paris-Lyon axis due to a local movement of SNCF Réseau switchers, as well as the TGVs south of Bordeaux", specifies SNCF Voyageurs. .

Refund or exchange free of charge

These "trends" will be refined on Tuesday.

Travelers will be able to consult the “usual information tools”, such as the SNCF Connect application, from 5 p.m.

Customers affected by a cancellation will be notified by email or SMS.

"Travellers will benefit from a 100% refund of the price of their ticket before departure, or from a free exchange on all trains where there is still space", reassures SNCF Voyageurs.

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These inconveniences are added to those experienced this weekend.

60% of TGV and Intercités had been canceled following the mobilization of controllers, who are demanding "better recognition".

The first answers should be given to them this Wednesday, during the NAO.

This week promises to be decisive for the rail group, in view of the end of the year holidays.

SUD Rail and the CFDT Cheminots have filed a notice for the weekends of December 24 to 25 and that of the New Year. A threat, in the event of failure of negotiations with management.

Source: leparis

All business articles on 2022-12-05

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