The appointment is set for this Tuesday afternoon. The deputies who sit on the sustainable development and regional planning committee of the National Assembly will examine the bill on Serm (Metropolitan Regional Express Services), the other name of metropolitan RER called for by Emmanuel Macron. The President of the Republic had launched the idea "to develop a network of RER in ten major French cities" in a YouTube video at the end of November 2022. Clearly, he wants to increase the frequency of TER, to run trains almost every quarter of an hour from morning very early to very late evening, including during off-peak hours. "This is the sine qua non condition for achieving our goal: to make the French switch from cars to trains when they go to work," said Jean-Marc Zulesi, Renaissance MP rapporteur of this bill.
This ambition of Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has taken it up on her own...
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