While the health pass will be compulsory in “long distance” transport such as TGV, Intercités and night trains from the beginning of August, the SNCF is considering random checks of these passes, franceinfo has learned. with the unions Thursday July 22.
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The railway company has presented avenues for reflection to the social partners, while awaiting the vote of the law and the publication of the application decrees, and leans instead for random and therefore not systematic checks of the passes, by the controllers and others. authorized SNCF personnel, with the support of law enforcement or railway security agents.
The SNCF is also studying the possibility of integrating the health pass into the procedure for purchasing a train ticket, but, if this device is put in place one day, it will only be in several weeks, or even months, according to trade unions.
In addition, between 4,000 and 5,000 SNCF agents who are in contact with the public will be subject to the obligation of the health pass at the end of August, according to Unsa. They are controllers, cleaning and catering staff, accompanying persons from the “Junior and company” service, and railway security officers.