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THE VERIFICATION - In a noticed tweet, the Insoumise deputy Clémentine Autain puts the delay of her TGV on the account of the "privatization" of the SNCF. Le Figaro disentangles the true from the false.

The delay of his TGV seems to have gone to his head.

Insoumise MP Clémentine Autain was stranded for several hours on a train at Marmande station on Sunday evening as she was returning to Paris.

An unfortunate event certainly, but experienced daily by thousands of public transport users.

The media figure of the extreme left, visibly angry, decides to take advantage of her large audience on Twitter to denounce what she identifies as the root cause of this misdeed.

Since the privatization of the SNCF, we know when we leave, never when we arrive

”, she writes, photograph of the immobilized train in support.

Problem: the SNCF has never been privatized.

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Contacted by

Le Figaro

, Clémentine Autain recognizes that

“the term privatization is inappropriate”


The French State effectively holds a majority of the capital of the SNCF since its creation: first 51% in application of…

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Source: lefigaro

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