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Despite the strikes, the RATP on its way back to normal


DECRYPTION - The group, which has increased salaries, has less difficulty in recruiting. The traffic goes up in the subway and the bus.

With the incessant strikes against the pension reform, not sure that passengers realize this: overall, we wait a little less for the metro or the bus in Paris than last fall when traffic was particularly degraded:

“ Things are much better, even if the account is not there yet, ”

says Valérie Pécresse, president of Île-de-France Mobilités, who received public transport operators on Friday.

At the end of February, 86.4% of the expected buses were circulating, against only 76% at the end of September according to the RATP.

In the metro, nearly 94% of the offer was assured even if a few lines are still in the red (the 6, the 8, the 13, the RER B).

“Without the strikes, we would have been at the end of February at 95.5% in the metro and at 88.1% in the Parisian buses”

, underlines Jean Castex, CEO of the RATP since the end of autumn 2022. Consequently, the return to normal should take place in the metro during April, with the exception of two lines (the 10 and the 12) for which it will be necessary to wait until…

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Source: lefigaro

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