Strikes in France: Checklist
Where to find up-to-the-minute travel and other information when the country is suffering from large-scale industrial unrest...
Strikes (les grèves) in France affect public transport services fairly often. Here are some useful sites for up-to-the-minute information during France's industrial disputes and manifestations.
From time-to-time train service is affected by strike action. In these situations revised train schedules are posted on notice boards at stations. Information (in French) is also available from the SNCF website Info Traffic or by telephone on weekdays.
- SNCF rail service (for regional information, select the region on the map)
For up-to-date articles in French on the situation, see websites belonging to the French press, such as: