Trains will run “as planned” until Sunday, November 1 for the return of the All Saints holidays, SNCF said Wednesday evening, after the head of state announced a new period of confinement from midnight Thursday. .
“In order to ensure the return of the All Saints holidays in the best conditions for the French in this particular period, SNCF Voyageurs confirms that the TGV INOUI, OUIGO, Intercités, international trains and regional trains will all run as planned this Thursday, October 29, Friday 30, Saturday 31 and Sunday 1 November ”, declared SNCF Voyageurs in a press release. “All travelers must have their ticket, and wearing a mask continues to be compulsory upon entering the station and throughout the journey,” she recalled.
TGV INOUI, OUIGO, Intercités and TER tickets in correspondence are exchangeable and refundable free of charge until January 4, the press release said.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday evening the return of confinement throughout the national territory “from Friday” and until December 1, at a minimum. He then indicated that it will be impossible to move from one region to another, “with the exception of returns from All Saints holidays” for which “a tolerance” will be accepted.