Match night will soon rhyme with strike night at the Stade de France. While tens of thousands of supporters of Castres Olympique (Tarn) and Montpellier Hérault rugby (MHR) must go to the Stade de France for the greatest moment of the rugby year, a strike movement will affect several train lines suburbs, including RER B and D, Friday, the day of the Top 14 final.
The Sud-Rail unions but also CGT, Unsa, CFDT and FO on certain lines are calling for mobilization. Lines B and D of the RER which serve the Stade de France are affected by this strike movement. Same thing for lines H, J, K, L and R of the Transilien, according to the Sud-Rail union. RER A and C should also be affected, according to the same union.
The drivers of the SNCF in Ile-de-France are protesting against the incessant changes in schedules which occur a few days or even sometimes the day before they start work because of the numerous works on the lines, according to a union source.
The third match night strike in a month
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 transfer of travelers to RER D, thus contributing to the chaos at the gates of 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.
Six days after the incidents on the sidelines of the Champions League, the Stade de France which hosted the France team which faced Denmark, a new strike notice had already been filed for line B of the RER. However, it was only limited to the RATP part of the line, that is to say the southern part, up to Gare du Nord.