TER Rail Traffic Disrupted between Laval and Brittany after an Accident

One person was hit by a train on the railway line between Paris and Brittany, on Friday morning shortly after 7am. The train traffic was disrupted. The TER was interrupted due to the emergency services. The traffic of regional express trains (TER) was interrupted for about three hours, between Laval and Vitre, after a TGV Paris-Montparnasse …

Strasbourg: Tram, Train, Canteen, Highway … that’s what to Expect with the Strike on Tuesday

DISTURBANCES: Alongside the demonstration against the orders reforming the labour law set for 2pm, disruptions are expected in transport and canteens in Strasbourg on Tuesday … Throughout France, the call of the CGT, protests are planned against the orders reforming the labour law  filed this summer. Meanwhile, the strike will affect a number of public services, such …

SNCF: The Return to Normal Schedule around Noon on the Southwest TGV Network

TRANSPORT: A power problem south of Montparnasse is the cause of delays on the SNCF network this morning … We must be patient on Tuesday morning if one is travelling on a Paris-Bordeaux TGV. The movement of train is indeed interrupted for from 6.30am between the stations of Paris-Montparnasse and Saint-Jean in Bordeaux. Trafic TGV interrompu …

700 Stranded Passengers on Board a Eurostar for 8 Hours

Some 700 passengers on a Eurostar from London were blocked for eight hours to Beugnâtre (Pas-de-Calais) after a fire on a locomotive. Around 9pm on Sunday,  “about 700 passengers were stranded for 8 hours after an electrical incident must have happened in a locomotive causing a fire”, said Eurostar communications which states that firefighters intervened to …

Versailles: Rape Avoided on Train Through the Intervention of a Passenger

In this case, two Afghans, 21 and 45, were indicted and imprisoned for attempted rape. The third assailant remains at large … A young woman narrowly escaped a rape on a train in Paris – Dreux (Eure-et-Loir) through the intervention of a fellow passenger.  The events date back to December 9, although has only been reported today …

Train Collided with a Deer

Two TGV were delayed on last night, after a train collided with a deer between Laval and Rennes. The TGV, service 5237,from Lille to Lorient, struck a deer on Thursday night, around 9pm, between Laval and Rennes. The train stopped on the tracks, after hitting the deer, which then lead to delays with another service, …