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Tech & Science: Regional RER Project: Strasbourg is launching a first experiment from this Sunday

SNCF: one train in two in regions on Tuesday, and traffic variously disturbed in Ile-de-France

 SNCF: one train in two in regions on Tuesday, and traffic variously disturbed in Ile-de-France © Philippe Huguen / AFP as part of the interprofessional strike which will take place this Tuesday, the circulation of regional trains will be very disrupted . Only one in two TERs should travel this Tuesday. On the Paris region side, RER traffic will not be spared. The SNCF only provides one in two train for line B and C of the network, and only one in three train for line D.

Fin novembre, Emmanuel Macron annonçait sa volonté de développer les RER régionaux en plus du réseau sur le modèle de Paris et de sa région. La ville de Strasbourg est la première à se lancer dans l’aventure avec l'inauguration dès ce dimanche du Réseau Express Métropolitain Européen (REME). © Olivier Morin / AFP at the end of November, Emmanuel Macron announced his desire to develop regional RERs in addition to the network on the model of Paris and its region. The city of Strasbourg is the first to embark on the adventure with the inauguration this Sunday of the European Metropolitan Express Network (RELE).

Sunday, Paris will no longer be the only city in France to have a RER. This December 11, Strasbourg officially inaugurates its "ISMA" for European Metropolitan Express Network. This corresponds to the will of Emmanuel Macron of to develop these trains networks at the regional level . The launch of this RER Strasbourg will allow, by August, to circulate 1,000 additional trains each week. Or an increase in traffic by 43%.

Strasbourg exhibited works spoiled by the Nazis during the Second World War

 Strasbourg exhibited works spoiled by the Nazis during the Second World War in 1945, 61,000 works from France were recovered in Germany and Austria. More than 45,000 were quickly returned to their owners, but others were sold by the State. © supplied by Franceinfo in Strasbourg, an exhibition brings together 27 paintings and works of art repatriated in 1945, until May 15, 2023 at the Rohan Palace. Dead natures, portraits, nudes ... "wise and pleasant works" according to the taste of Germany, which the organizers hope to return to their owners or their descendants.

The "than" was not created from scratch. In reality, it will mainly borrow the already existing lines. On the other hand, the number of train will have to increase significantly. "On December 11, these are 800 additional trains per week," said Jean Rottner, president of the Grand Est region. "On January 2, sixty trains will be added to it and on August 21, another 200 additional trains," he continues. There will also be a reinforced offer of bus and coaches around the 95 stations connected to this new network.

"We can make metropolitan express networks throughout our territory"

in Strasbourg, the frequency of trains will also be revised upwards with passages every half hour. And the schedules will be extended. The trains will run from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and during weekends. This project "opens the way", estimates the Minister of Transport Clément Beaune . "It was also the meaning of the message of the President of the Republic a few days ago: it is not that Paris," he insists.

and to continue, "we will see the exact number, but when we speak of a dozen projects, already studied, already worked for some of them, we know that we can do metropolitan express networks throughout our territory" , adds the Minister, specifying that "the State will respond" and will define the calendars, the layouts, the various projects and their funding "from the first months of 2023".

Expo "Surrealice": Alice's magic in Wonderland floats on the museums of Strasbourg .
entitled "Suréalice", the double exhibition of the Tomi Ungerer Museum and the Museum of Modern Art pays homage to Lewis Carroll's tale. It is accessible until February 26, 2023. The double exhibition "Surrealice" offered at the Tomi Ungerer Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in Strasbourg explores the universe of the famous Lewis Carroll tale. A course strewn with surprises, between paintings of surrealists and modern illustrations. To be discovered until February 26, 2023.

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