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Staff on two Paris metro lines extend strike to Friday

Staff on two Paris metro lines extend strike to Friday
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French SNCF workers gather and vote at a railway station as the strike to protest against French government s pensions reform plans continues, in Marseille, France, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

PARIS (Reuters) - Drivers and maintenance staff on two Paris metro lines voted on Monday to extend their strike against the government’s planned pension reforms until Friday, a Reuters witness said.

The votes involved the lines 2 and 6 of the Paris subway but further votes were likely during the day for other lines as French commuters braced for a fifth day of transport chaos.
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