RATP strike: metro traffic, RER, April 6 disruptions


RATP strike: metro traffic, RER, April 6 disruptions

RATP STRIKE 6 APRIL. The strike against the pension reform is also taking place in the Parisian transport of the RATP this Thursday, April 6, 2023. Some metro lines and the RER A are disrupted while the traffic of the RER B, buses and trams is normal. We take stock of the forecasts.

[Updated April 5, 2023 at 5:42 p.m.] This Thursday, April 6, the RATP unions are joining the 11th interprofessional and general strike movement against the pension reform. Nevertheless, the disruptions will be much less significant compared to previous strike days. Indeed, the management of the RATP announces "almost normal traffic on the RER network" and "almost normal traffic with the exception of a few lines" on the metro.

Buses, trams, Orlyval, Roissybus and Orlybus included, will not be disturbed. On the other hand, it will be necessary to expect that metro stations will close in the afternoon and that line 6 of the metro will be disrupted due to the demonstration on Thursday April 6, scheduled for 2 p.m. between Invalides and the place d' Italy, route of the procession. Check out the forecast in detail below:

No major disruptions to be expected this Thursday, April 6, 2023 on this 11th day of the strike against the pension reform, with normal traffic on the bus and tram network, and almost normal on the metro and RER network. Here is the detail line by line:

The special pension scheme for some 40,000 RATP employees is threatened with the pension reform, which represents 93% of the workforce. On March 30, the CGT-RATP published on its Facebook page: "Let's keep up the pressure on April 6. Reform is always no!"

Several tools are available on the Web to find out about upcoming traffic disruptions at RATP. To know the traffic status of the metro, RER, bus, tram in real time, with the stations possibly closed today, consult the RATP traffic info. For the RER, you can also follow the Twitter accounts @RERA, @RERB, @RERC, @RERD or @RERE. To follow train traffic in real time, visit the Transilien website.