The strike launched by French customs officers on Monday, March 4, is persisting as of Friday, March 15, and is expected to continue until at least Monday, March 18. As such, significant disruptions to Eurostar services are being reported notably at Paris' Gare du Nord and Lille Europe train stations. Other disruptions on transportation services to the UK, including at the cross-channel ferries and the channel tunnel are also being reported, notably at the ports of Calais and Dunkirk. Disruptions are also possible at airports acros the country, notably in Paris.
French customs officers launched a strike on March 4, to highlight the need for additional staff and a higher budget, as well as a salary raise, ahead of Brexit.
Potentially impacted travelers are advised to monitor the situation and confirm travel reservations.
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