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POST TIME: 21 October, 2019 00:00 00 AM
French trains disrupted by wildcat strike
AFP, Paris

French trains disrupted by wildcat strike

French rail services ground to a halt in parts of the country yesterday as workers walked off the job for a third day in a dispute over train staffing levels.

Services in the Paris suburbs, the northeastern Champagne-Ardenne region and the southern Occitanie region, which includes Toulouse and Montpellier, were particularly affected.

The industrial action began on Friday after a train in north-east France slammed into a truck at a level crossing, leaving 11 people injured.