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In Pictures: Rail strikes lead to travel chaos across France

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In Pictures: Rail strikes lead to travel chaos across France
Commuters stand in a crowded train at Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris. Photo: AFP
17:12 CEST+02:00
Train services were severely disrupted across France on Tuesday as rail workers launched the first of their two-day rolling strikes which are set to last until the end of June. Here's a look at the chaos caused by the strikers in pictures.
Travel chaos hit France on Tuesday as rail workers kicked off three months of rolling strikes Tuesday as part of a wave of industrial action that will test President Emmanuel Macron's resolve to reshape France with sweeping reforms.
 
Here's a look at the first day in pictures.
 

Packed trains arrive at Gare de Lyon while some passengers took the risk of jumping across the track.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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