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Pensions: transport, refineries… What disruptions are expected this weekend?


Before the tenth day of action scheduled for Tuesday March 28, the mobilization will continue this weekend in several sectors. Le Figaro takes stock.

Opponents of the pension reform do not seem ready to let go, a week after the adoption of the text via a 49.3 and after a particularly stormy day of demonstrations on Thursday.

Before the tenth meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 28, the mobilization will continue this weekend in several key sectors of the economy.

Le Figaro

takes stock of the disruptions to be expected.

In the transports

On the rail side, the SNCF plans for this weekend an improvement, even if the traffic will remain “


” on certain lines.

SNCF Voyageurs plans in detail to maintain three quarters of the TGV Inoui and Ouigo, three quarters of the TER and half of the Intercités by day.

No night Intercités will run, and traffic will be “

normal or almost normal

” for Eurostar and Thalys.

On the Ile-de-France rail network, train traffic will improve markedly, lines C and R remaining the most disrupted with 1 train out of 2. “

Disturbances will remain this Monday, March 27

”, also indicates the SNCF.

In air, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has asked airlines to cut 15% of flights on Saturday at Paris-Orly airport, and 20% of flights at Marseille-Provence and Bordeaux airports. -Mérignac and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry.

For Sunday, the DGAC has asked airlines to give up 33% of their flights at Paris-Orly airport, and 20% of flights at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry and Marseille-Provence.

These preventive cancellations will concern 20% of flights at Paris-Orly and Marseille-Provence on Monday.

In addition, the DGAC warns that “

disturbances and delays are to be expected

” and invites travelers to “

postpone their trip and check with their airline to find out the status of their flight


Read alsoStrikes: what disruptions in the air and rail sectors until Monday?

In refineries

On the energy side, the CGT federation of the sector calls for “

amplifying the fight

”, and in particular for “

multiplying initiatives this weekend

”, before the tenth day of national interprofessional actions scheduled for Tuesday.

Now, with deposits on strike, and five

out of six refineries shut down, the objective is to hold out until the withdrawal

” of the text, assured AFP Eric Sellini, national coordinator of the CGT-Chemistry.

The strike was renewed Friday at the TotalEnergies refinery in Donges (Loire-Atlantique) until March 31.

It was extended by 72 hours at the TotalEnergies refinery in Normandy, in Gonfreville-l'Orcher (Seine-Maritime).

As for the Esso-ExxonMobil refinery in Port-Jérôme-Gravenchon (Seine-Maritime), it will be forced to stop production from Saturday for lack of crude oil to be refined, the CGT said on Friday.

Requisitions were also decided by the government on Friday in Donges and Gonfreville-l'Orcher, after those decreed at the Fos-sur-Mer depot (Bouches-du-Rhône) since Tuesday.

This is for the executive to guarantee the supply of fuel in service stations and airports in Paris, where shortages are growing.

As of 1 p.m. Thursday, 14.9% of gas stations across the country lacked either gasoline (SP 98, SP95, E10) or diesel, according to calculations by



Read alsoFuel shortage: 15% of service stations in difficulty, the situation is tense in Île-de-France

Among the garbage collectors

The strike of Parisian garbage collectors, which began on March 6, will continue this weekend.

The CGT Public Services indeed voted Tuesday in general assembly the renewal of the strike until Monday March 27.

This Friday, 10,000 tons of waste remained uncollected in Paris, despite the requisitions of agents taken by the Paris police headquarters.

Two of the three incineration plants treating the capital's waste also reopened on Friday morning, the agents having decided to end the movement, the metropolitan union Syctom told AFP.

The strike also ended Friday in the 15th arrondissement of the capital, announced the private provider Pizzorno.

In the region too, garbage collectors are still on strike in several large cities, such as Le Havre, Rennes or Nantes.

See also Garbage collectors' strike: how long will it take to rid Paris of the piles of garbage?

Source: lefigaro

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