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French trains still have too many delays

2021-11-26T18:06:24.754Z

EXCLUSIVE - A European ranking, revealed by Le Figaro, shows a slight improvement on the punctuality front. TGVs tend to be on time, but the network is often aging and, in Île-de-France, totally saturated.



Our trains are arriving a little more on time today than they were five years ago: in the ranking of European countries, France's position has progressed slightly, with TGVs which are satisfactory.

For the year 2019, France is in the last third of the countries showing the greatest number of delays, while in 2014, it was in the last quarter.

Out of 16 countries studied, France does better than Norway, Belgium or even Great Britain;

it occupies eleventh place, ahead of Poland or Sweden.

In this new European ranking, Switzerland, true to its reputation, wins the Palme d'Or by running its rail traffic with, as it should be, watchmaking precision.

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This is the new assessment drawn up by the authority for the quality of service in transport (AQST) revealed by

Le Figaro

.

The AQST measured the punctuality of our trains by focusing particularly on the year 2019 and less on 2020, during which the traffic was severely disrupted

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Source: lefigaro

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