Railway Strike Started in France

The strike of the railroad workers in Paris, which will last for 3 months, began today. long queues occurred in subway and train stations, limited number of running trains paralyzed transportation.

The strike season that began in France reveals its actions. Railroad workers began to quit work for 3 months, collapsed rail transport. There were long queues at the train stations where a limited number of flights were carried out.


These images, which we are not used to seeing in Europe, were taken in Paris. In the early hours of the strike, railroad passengers moved to the garage in the early hours. French trains, which had a small number of voyages, set up long queues to get on trains.

Passengers who had to wait a long time with the arrival of the trains, which were reduced to almost a hour, flocked to the train. There was a confluence in the doors.


In the context of the movement called iyor Railway Struggle X, the employees of the organization are conducting a total of 3 days of work during the next 36 month. Every week 2 will make the action stop work during the day 3 day action for the total of 36 railway workers will be done in the day.


SNCF employees are reacting to the bill by President Emmanuel Macron, which will open the way for privatizing French railways. Macron also wants to change the special status of railroad workers.

Railway workers, who work in a very physical job, night and weekend shifts, have advantages such as early retirement and better health care. Furthermore, in the country where the average gross salary is 2912 euro, SNCF employees earn an average 3090 euro.

Source : I www.timeturk.co

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