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SNCF strike of May 21: what are the disruptions in Ile-de-France ? The details

“Black” day in SNCF transport in Ile-de-France. Unions call for à a massive strike this Tuesday, May 21 and considerably slow down traffic in the RER, Transilien and tram in the Paris region.

Difficult to travel on transport in Ile-de-France this Tuesday, May 21. The SNCF announced a dark day on the Ile-de-France networks while the Sud-Rail, CGT-Cheminot unions joined by Unsa-Ferroviaire are calling for more action. a strike. The mobilization is such that for several days the SNCF has been inviting travelers à postpone their trips as much as possible and favor teleworking this Tuesday. In its detailed forecasts Sunday evening in a press release, the SNCF confirmed that that "the circulation of trains, RER, tram trains, will be very seriously disrupted".

What are the disruptions of the SNCF strike this Tuesday ?

The five RER lines are affected by the SNCF strike in Ile-de-France. Very few trains run between 1 train in 5 and 1 train in 2 in the best case.

  • RER A :  1 train out of 2 for the Cergy Poissy branches.
  • RER B :  1 train out of 2 on the northern part of the line and 2 trains out of 3 on its southern part. The connection is maintained and no change of train is necessary at this time. Gare du Nord.
  • RER C : 2 trains out of 5 during rush hour, i.e. from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 8 p.m., with 1 train every 15 minutes à 30 minutes. No train between Paris Austerlitz and Invalides, between Choisy le Roi and Massy Palaiseau, between Ermont Eaubonne and Pontoise. Several stations are not served: Avenue du Président Kennedy, Boulainvilliers, Versailles RG, Porchefontaine, Dourdan la Forêt.
  • RER D: 1 train out of 5 only during rush hour, evening from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and from 4 p.m. à  8 p.m. The connection is suspended between Gare de Lyon and Châtelet les Halles. No train between Goussainville and Creil, between Melun and Corbeil and between Corbeil and Juvisy via Ris Orangis.
  • RER E : 2 trains out of 5 during rush hour and no trains from 10 a.m. à 5 p.m. No train between Haussmann Saint Lazare and Nanterre la Folie. Several stations are not served: Rosny Bois Perrier, Rosny sous Bois, Nogent le Perreux, Les Boullereaux Champigny.

Around ten Transilien lines are also affected by the SNCF strike and ;#39;significant disturbances.

  • Lines K and P: 1 train out of 2. On line P, a replacement bus is set up on the section between  La Ferté Milon and Crécy La Chapelle.
  • Lines H, J, L, N and U: 1 train in 3.
  • Line R:   1 train out of 5 only during rush hour, i.e. from 6 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 8 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. No train between Montereau and Melun via Héricy.
  • Line V: 2 trains out of 5.

Two tram lines are also disrupted this Tuesday.

  • T4 : 1&amp ;nbsp;tram every 15 minutes between Aulnay Sous Bois and Bondy. No traffic between Gargan and Montfermeil Hospital.
  • T11 : 1&amp ;nbsp;tram every 20 minutes.

A strike in the metros and elsewhere the RATP ?

The massive strike and the significant disruptions planned for transilian transport traffic only concern the lines managed by the SNCF. The RATP unions did not call for action. à join the mobilization and no disruption is expected on the Paris metro lines.

The RATP did not call à the strike, because à the difference from the SNCF its agents found an agreement regarding the compensation they will receive for their work during the period of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. RATP employees will receive a bonus of 1,000 euros gross on average and this sum could rise up to '` 2,500 euros for busy metro and RER drivers. 

Why SNCF agents are striking this Tuesday, May 21 ?

The objective of this strike movement is to put pressure on the management of the SNCF ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris 2024 then that agents ask for compensation à their mobilization during the Olympic period. "We found that the negotiation was dragging a little and we wanted to provoke things" explainedé Fabien Villedieu, federal secretary of Sud-Rail. The unions are demanding, among other things, an increase in the bonus planned for the Olympics. In particular, the fact that in August, many employees would not be able to go on vacation due to a constant workload ;eacute;equent, with 4 500 additional trains.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116