‘Someone has to keep the country going’: A pre-dawn commute with essential workers in Paris

SourceFrance 24
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

Throughout the pandemic, bus route 351 has ferried pre-dawn commuters between Paris and Charles-de-Gaulle international airport, slicing across neglected suburbs of the French capital hit hardest by Covid-19. FRANCE 24 followed the essential workers – including nurses, technicians and freight workers – for whom lockdown never happens. Every morning, Farid* sees the same people peering at him through the folding doors of his bus. He has come to ...read more...