Published on March 27, 2023 at 10:58 am
Thursday, March 23, 3.5 million French demonstrated according to the CGT, 1.1 million according to the Ministry of the Interior. This Tuesday, the unions do not intend to stop there and intend to gather a new human tide. Here’s what to expect.
Trains, metro, aviation…
The situation will once again be complicated in transport. As usual, the RATP communicated on the disruptions concerning traffic in Ile-de-France. Normal traffic will be provided for buses and trams. On the metro side, lines 2 to 13 will be severely disrupted, but lines 1, 2, 3 bis and 7 bis 9, 14 will operate normally. The RER network will be more disrupted with an average of one train out of two.
The SNCF has announced that the railway workers will continue their strike movement with disturbances announced as of this Monday, March 27. Traffic details have not yet been revealed, but travelers are invited to connect to the application the day before at 5 p.m. (time when the state of traffic will be revealed) to be aware of cancellations of ter. For TGV journeys, travelers will be notified by SMS or email in the event of cancellation.
The call for protest will also disrupt air traffic. The Civil Aviation Union (USAC CGT) has filed a strike notice from March 27 to 31. Like last week, 20% of scheduled flights should be canceled at Paris-Orly, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Marseille airports.
Schools still mobilized
There CGT Educ’action called in a statement “to make the next interprofessional strike and demonstration date of March 28 a success” after the success of last Thursday.
As a reminder, teachers in primary and nursery schools must declare themselves strikers 48 hours in advance. This is not the case for primary school teachers.