French rail strike to paralyse train services Thursday

After a French air traffic controllers' strike caused two days of chaos in the skies, rail services will be hard hit by an unrelated strike Thursday.

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French air-traffic controllers prolonged a strike for a second day on Wednesday to protest against plans to reform European airspace while French rail workers will launch their own strike on Thursday in a move that threatens to cause additional headaches for would-be travellers, reports FRANCE 24.