SNCF Worker Strike Enters Second Week

Railway workers of SNCF, the French National Railway Company, continue to strike this Wednesday, July 18, with a participation rate of 11.8%. Entering its eighth day, the strike has become the longest since 2010. Lasting for over a week, the strike has affected millions of travelers, including high school students who need to take trains […]

Debate Surrounds Bretigny Train Crash

Authorities are probing into the deadly train crash that occurred on Friday at Bretigny-sur-Orges, just south of Paris. The SNCF train had been heading toward Limoges when it derailed and crashed into the station platform. Six people died, and nearly 200 were injured in the accident. A total of 385 passengers were aboard. The crash […]

A Bigger Gap to Mind

Two weeks ago, a video of a confrontation between a manager at Orange and a train attendant made headlines in France. The French are growing tired of a government unable to deal with a slow economy. In Paris, they are also growing tired of each other. Using Paris’ Metro between 5 pm and 7 pm […]