On the 26th day of the SNCF and RATP strike, passengers at Gare Saint-Lazare are adapting to the transport problems which have become a daily occurrence.
The French rail network came close to a standstill on Friday and continued to be disrupted over the weekend in what the government described as a "surprise strike".
Josephine Baker, Mata Hari, and the Belgian king were a few of the celebrities that travelled on the luxury train.
French Senate approves lower house's measures that will end jobs-for-life, early retirement, and annual pay rises, but the unions promise more strike action.
The legislation turns the SNCF into a joint-stock company, will phase out its domestic passenger monopoly from 2020 and put an end to generous benefits and pensions for future employees.
Passengers of a Parisian suburban train line had to enter the train car through windows on Tuesday, the first day of a 3-month long strike in the railway sector.
Passengers at Paris' Gare de Lyon scrambled through the windows of a train as it stood on the platform on the first day of rolling national rail strikes.