Strike causes travel chaos in France | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 07, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:11 AM, December 07, 2019

Strike causes travel chaos in France

Travellers faced a second day of chaos across France yesterday as unions pressed on with a strike aimed at forcing President Emmanuel Macron to abandon pension reforms that brought nearly a million people onto the streets. Dozens of trains, metros and flights were cancelled, many schools were again closed or offering only daycare, and four of the country’s eight oil refineries remained blocked, raising the prospect of fuel shortages. French government  yesterday said it will stick with the pension system reform plans.

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