French Railways Disrupted as Hollande Tries to Limit Strikes

  • Rail strike seen affecting 40% of high-speed train services
  • Fuel shortage recedes as trucks restock gas stations: Total

Passengers walk on a platform at the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris, on June 1.

Photographer: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

French commuters faced disruptions Wednesday from striking rail workers as President Francois Hollande sought to contain labor unrest that has already caused some gas stations to run dry over the past week.

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