Strike at RATP this Thursday: metro lines and stations closed, details of traffic forecasts

By Caroline J., Graziella L. Photos by My B. Posted Nov 9, 2022 5:38 PM

Several RATP unions are calling for a strike this Thursday, November 10, 2022. Less than 24 hours from this day of mobilization, the RATP announces “very severely disrupted” traffic in the metro and RER, and “disturbed” traffic on the networks of buses and trams. Discover the detailed traffic forecasts in the metros, RER, trams and buses for this Thursday, as well as the lines and stations closed.

While CGT called for a new day of strikes and demonstrations on November 10, several trade unions RATP also filed a strike notice for that same day Thursday, November 10, 2022.

In concrete terms, the strike call launched by the RATP inter-union covers all MTS and RER driving staff from Wednesday November 9 at 10 p.m. until Friday November 11 at 7 a.m. The metros and RER could therefore be again impacted by this day of mobilization.

In addition to the CGT-RATP, the trade unions RATP solidarity, UNSA Pole Ferré, FO Traction Pole and The base hope to bring together many strikers on November 10. Their objective for this day of strike? “Zero metro/zero RER“, as relayed BFM Paris.

The posture of immobility of the Directions of the metro and the RER fertilizes a fertile ground for a conflict that our Union Organizations will carry and lead with determination, in connection with the driving agents “indicates the inter-union of the RATP in its press release.

So, should we expect major disruptions in Parisian and Ile-de-France public transport on November 10, 2022? The RATP announcement on his website traffic”very strongly disturbed” in the subway and the RERand a traffic “disturbed” on the bus and tram networks. Also, it invites ” all travelers who have the possibility to favor teleworking or to postpone their trips on the network that day “.

Traffic forecasts at the RATP for this Thursday, November 10 :

Metro: very heavily disrupted traffic

  • Lines 1 and 14 : normal traffic with risk of saturation on these two lines

  • Lines 2, 8, 10, 11 and 12 : traffic interrupted on these lines
  • Lines 3, 3bis, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7bis, 9 and 13 : heavily disrupted traffic with lines and stations partially open only during peak hours (from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.).

    • Line 3 : plan 1 train out of 4 at peak times and only between Pont de Levallois and Havre Caumartin (line closed all day between Gallieni and Havre Caumartin)
    • Line 3bis : normal service during peak hours
    • Line 4 : 1 train out of 2 at peak times. The line will only be operated between Porte d’Orléans and Porte de Clignancourt due to work related to automation (line closed all day between Bagneux – Lucie Aubrac and Porte d’Orléans)
    • Line 5 : 1 train out of 4 at peak times between Bobigny Pablo Picasso and Gare du Nord (line closed all day between Place d’Italie and Gare du Nord)
    • Line 6 : 1 train out of 4 at peak times and only between Nation and Place d’Italie (line closed all day between Charles de Gaulle – Etoile and Place d’Italie)
    • Line 7 : 1 train out of 3 during morning rush hour and 1 train out of 2 during evening rush hour.
    • Line 7bis : 1 train out of 3 in the morning at rush hour and 1 train out of 2 at rush hour in the evening.
    • Line 9 : 1 train out of 2 at peak times.
    • Line 13 : 1 train out of 3 at peak times and only between Châtillon and Invalides.

Metro stations closed line by line

  • Line 1 : Reuilly-Diderot, Bastille, City Hall, Concorde, Champs-Elysées Clémenceau
  • Line 3 : Villiers
  • Line 4 : Alésia, Raspail, Montparnasse Bienvenüe, Odéon, Cité, Réaumur Sébastopol, Gare de l’Est, Barbès – Rochechouart, Marcadet – Fishmongers, Simplon
  • Line 5 : Jaures, Stalingrad
  • Line 6 : Trocadero
  • Line 7 : Gare de l’Est, Stalingrad, Jussieu, Opera, Cadet
  • Line 7bis : Jaurès, Place des Fêtes
  • Line 9 : Market gardeners, Saint Ambroise, République, Good news, Grands Boulevards, Richelieu-Drouot, Miromesnil, Trocadéro, Michel-Ange – Auteuil, Michel-Ange – Molitor, Exelmans
  • Line 13 : Montparnasse Welcome, Duroc

RER (RATP zone): very heavily disrupted traffic

  • RER A : plan on average 1 train out of 3 throughout the day, with more precisely 1 train out of 2 at peak times and 1 train out of 4 at off-peak times. The last visit to Châtelet-Les Halles is scheduled for 9 p.m. Note that the interconnection is maintained at Nanterre-Préfecture (no change of train necessary at Nanterre-Préfecture). For the Cergy-le-Haut / Poissy branches, plan on average 1 train out of 2 throughout the day, with a few trains at off-peak hours departing from and arriving at Nanterre-Préfecture or La Défense.
  • RER B : heavily disrupted traffic, with an average of 1 train out of 2 at peak times and 1 train out of 3 at off-peak times. The last visit to Châtelet is also scheduled for 9 p.m. However, the interconnection is interrupted at Gare du Nord (trains from/to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 / Mitry – Claye at the surface station).

Tram: almost normal traffic on all lines except line T5

  • T5 line : plan 1 train out of 2 and only from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Bus: traffic disrupted

Count on average 2 out of 3 buses on the whole network with about twenty lines closed. Check out the traffic forecast here.

Due to the inter-professional national social movement, note that traffic will also be disrupted on certain lines of the Transilienas on the H-lineas well as on the RER line C.

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Strike at RATP this Thursday: metro lines and stations closed, details of traffic forecasts

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