France: "Gradual return to normal" of SNCF trains on Wednesday - Business

France: “Gradual return to normal” of SNCF trains on Wednesday – Business

(Belga) The SNCF plans a “gradual return to normal” on Wednesday on most of its train lines, the day after a day of interprofessional social movement, even if “disturbances are nevertheless still possible locally”, in particular on some suburban and RER trains in Ile-de-France.

“National and international TGV traffic will be almost normal, and Intercity traffic will be slightly disrupted,” said the French railway company in a press release. On Tuesday, tens of thousands of people took to the streets all over France during a day of interprofessional “mobilization and strike” for a rise in wages and against the requisitions of strikers in refineries. At the SNCF, the call to strike was launched Thursday by the CGT, the first representative union, and Sud-Rail, the third, to demand wage increases and protest against requisitions in the energy sector. On July 6, the management of the SNCF had granted an average increase of 3.7% for low salaries and 2.2% for executives at the end of a day of strike which had disrupted departures on summer vacation. summer. (Belga)

“National and international TGV traffic will be almost normal, and Intercity traffic will be slightly disrupted,” said the French railway company in a press release. On Tuesday, tens of thousands of people took to the streets all over France during a day of interprofessional “mobilization and strike” for a rise in wages and against the requisitions of strikers in refineries. At the SNCF, the call to strike was launched Thursday by the CGT, the first representative union, and Sud-Rail, the third, to demand wage increases and protest against requisitions in the energy sector. On July 6, the management of the SNCF had granted an average increase of 3.7% for low salaries and 2.2% for executives at the end of a day of strike which had disrupted departures on summer vacation. summer. (Belga)

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