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France: SNCF to strike June 28-July 3

Workers for rail operator SNCF set to hold a general strike June 28-July 3; anticipate delays, cancelations

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/22/2017, 12:00 AM until 7/3/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France

Event

Employees at France's national rail operator SNCF have announced that they will hold a national strike beginning at 20:00 (local time) on Wednesday, June 28, until Monday, July 3, at 08:00. More specific details on how services will be impacted will be released shortly before the industrial action is planned to begin. Significant disruptions (delays, cancelations) are to be expected throughout the French rail network, potentially impacting suburban trains in the Paris region (transilien) as well.

Advice

Those present in France are advised to verify the status of their train before leaving for the station and to allow extra time to reach their destination.

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