French railways U-turn on cancelled unaccompanied children's trains


French railways operator SNCF has finally reopened Christmas chaperoned train services for unaccompanied minors which had been cancelled because of continuing strike action against proposed pension reforms, which was notably due to affect children from divorced couples living far apart.

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France's national railway company has backtracked on plans to cancel a popular service that allows children to travel alone over Christmas, reports BBC News.