A man was tried Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for urinating on a seat of the station of Rouen (Seine-Maritime) and attacked the agents of the SNCF

Six Months in Prison for Urinating at Rouen Station and Picking on SNCF Staff

A 27-year-old man was sentenced to six months in prison Wednesday 17th April, 2019, for his outrages and threats against agents of the SNCF, in the station of Rouen. Story. A 27-year-old man was tried by the Criminal Court of Rouen (Seine-Maritime) , Wednesday 17th April, 2019, for threatening to death, outraged the controllers of the SNCF and urinated […]

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A view to the future Rennes station, north side (from the avenue January).

Access, Shops, Car Park … LGV redraws Rennes Train Station

With the arrival of the high speed line, the number of travelers in Rennes station is to increase from 9 to 20 million. They will discover, from 2019, a completely redesigned station. The Rennes station redevelopment work began in 2010 and should be completed by 2019. Ten years of work to completely redraw the so-called new […]

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Armed security and more pat downs on SNCF trains and stations

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 […]

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The redevelopment of the railway station in Laval is expected to be completed in 2017

Laval: The Redevelopment of the Station Ready for 2017

Work is underway in Laval station, since December 2015. The station is expected to open its new lobby for travellers in 2017. Since December 2015, work on the redevelopment of the railway station in Laval has been underway, with two thirds of the existing closed whilst the renovation is underway.  The entire interior of the premises […]

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Firefighters intervened using foam nozzles.

Laval: TER Train Caught Fire – Rail Traffic Suspended

No more trains through Laval Train Station, a fire shortly before 6pm. The locomotive of a TER caught fire. No injuries were reported. Impressive smoke, acrid smell of burning plastic. This was the scene at the railway station in laval this late Saturday afternoon, when a TER train caught fire. Shortly before 6pm, the engine […]

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Access to Rennes railway station is restricted to travel ticket holders

Rennes. The Access to the Train Station again Restricted

As Thursday 31 March, the access to the train station in Rennes are monitored by red waistcoats and teams of railway security. SNCF, fearing an intrusion into Rennes train station and on the tracks, as it already happened in recent weeks, has implemented a filtering system on Tuesday, another demonstration day against the Labour Law. […]

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A second war bomb was discovered at Laval Railway Station during construction work

Laval: Bomb Disposal Team Arrive at Train Station

The bomb disposal operation is underway on Tuesday, March 29 at Laval Station. Bomb disposal unit arrived from Nantes just before 7 pm. This is not a shell, but a bomb, an American bomb, which was discovered Tuesday during excavations in Laval Station. The bomb disposal unit, who came from Nantes, have now secured the scene.  The 150kg bomb […]

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