The Top 14 final in Saint-Denis disrupted by a strike call

After the final of the Champions League, on May 28, that of the Top 14 rugby. A strike will affect several suburban movement train lines, including RER B and D, Friday June 24, the day of the final of the rugby championship between Castres and Montpellier, organized at the Stade de France.

The SUD-Rail unions, but also CGT, UNSA, CFDT and FO on certain lines, respondents to the mobilization. Lines B and D of the RER, which serve the Stade de France, are affected by this strike action. Even chosen for lines H, J, K, L and R of the Transilien, according to the SUD-Rail union. The RER A and C were also to be affected, according to the same union.

SNCF Ile-de-France drivers are protesting against the incessant schedule changes that occur a few days or even sometimes the day before they start work due to a lot of work on the lines, according to a union source. There are also wage demands on the grounds of the strike, according to the same source.

During the Champions League final on May 28 at the Stade de France, a strike by RATP drivers on RER B led to a massive report from travelers on RER D, a factor then poorly taken into account by the authorities in the organization of arrival flows at the stadium. This time, the strike concerns the SNCF, therefore the RER D but also the northern section of the RER B which leads directly to the Stade de France.

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The World with AFP

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