Weather: Snow Away, Eight Ile-de-France Departments still on Orange Alert

The snow that swept northern and central France on Friday departs Saturday morning, eight departments of Ile-de-France still on orange alert. Orange Alert is maintained in eight departments of the Ile-de-France  “because of late night frosts and the formation of new ice patches on the ground,” said Meteo France on Saturday in its bulletin at 6am. Relevant departments: Paris …

The Episode of Snow and Cold Weather Continues: 10 Departments on Orange Alert

Wednesday noon, 10 departments of the Île-de-France and the East were still placed on orange alert for snow and ice.vigilance is exercised in the Centre and Normandy. In the wake of ‘traffic jams around Paris , many Parisians are preparing to leave their vehicles at the garage Wednesday, February 7. Of new snow are expected in the morning in the …

SNCF: The Anti-Fraud Boarding Gantries Arrive

Paris-Montparnasse train station is the first to officially launch the new type of boarding, this Tuesday, 4th April. Travelers will now have to go through ticket validation terminals before boarding the train. The SNCF will install “gates” in 14 major TGV stations by the end of 2018 to fight against fraud, beginning on Tuesday at …

Terrorist threat: Soon Armed SNCF agents in trains

Agents of the RATP and SNCF will work in civilian clothes and be armed from Saturday 1st October, under a decree published Friday in the Official Journal, which will be implemented in the coming months. These “patrols” will be “empowered and trained to shoot.” The text provides for “the extension of the exemption from wearing …