National and international services hit as train drivers walk out in protest at proposed overhaul of network

French rail workers have launched three months of rolling train strikes in what threatens to become the largest and most chaotic industrial action against Emmanuel Macron’s drive to overhaul state transport and liberalise the economy.

Called “Black Tuesday” in the media, the opening day of train strikes was expected to cause disruption for France’s 4.5 million train passengers as almost half of all train staff and more than 75% of drivers walked out.

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