Strike announced in France
In France, strikes will start on the evening of Wednesday, 4 December. Rail travellers can expect to face delays and cancellations.
The following routes are affected:
- ICE/TGV trains between Paris Est – Saarbrücken – Mannheim – Frankfurt am Main
- TGV trains between Marseille – Strasbourg – Mannheim – Frankfurt am Main
- ICE/TGV trains between Stuttgart – Strasbourg – Paris Est
Please check our travel information service for details.
From now until the end of 11 December 2019, you can exchange a route-specific ticket for a ticket on the same route on another day free of charge.
If you have tickets for journeys during this period but you no longer plan to travel, you can return the tickets free of charge and obtain a refund. Click this refund form for tickets booked online.
Information for travellers with DB tickets who are affected by the strikes in France:
You can go to any SNCF sales point to rebook your journey on a different direct train on the same route to Germany. This service is free of charge.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.