Gironde: Two Children Suspected of Laying Concrete Slabs on the Railway

The TER Bordeaux-Libourne (Gironde) crashed into a concrete slab on the rails on Wednesday night. Two children, suspected of having committed this malicious act, were arrested. Wednesday 8th August, around 7pm, a TER Bordeaux-Libourne train that ran in the town of Ambarès-et-Lagrave (Gironde)  hit a concrete plate on the rails . The driver reacts immediately and manages to brake without damage. The train did not …

Montparnasse Station: SNCF Plans Four Trains out of Five Thursday

The Montparnasse station continues to be disrupted after the gigantic electrical incident affecting a RTE substation. SNCF plans four trains out of five on Thursday. The SNCF said Wednesday that it planned four trains out of five at the start and finish of the Montparnasse station on Thursday , confirming a “gradual return to normal” after the manager of the …

Emmanuel Macron Continues with the Reform of the SNCF

While the strike at the SNCF must end on Thursday night, Emmanuel Macron has vowed to continue the law of rail reform. Emmanuel Macron vowed to continue on Wednesday 27th June, 2018 the law reforming the SNCF , despite multiple days of strike and “legitimate concerns” which must continue to respond, according to the head of state. “This …

150 to 200 Railway Workers and Citizens Mobilized to Defend the SNCF Châteaubriant-Rennes Line

150 to 200 people demonstrated on Wednesday 27th June in front of the station of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), to rescue the rail link to Rennes. If the 150 to 200 railwaymen gathered on the forecourt of the station of Châteaubriant  (Loire-Atlantique) have, above all, put forward their fight in course against the railway reform carried out by the …

Strike at the SNCF: Disturbed Traffic in Brittany on Wednesday, The Traffic Forecasts

New day of strike action of railwaymen on Wednesday 27th June. Traffic will be disrupted at SNCF across Brittany. Traffic forecasts We arrive at the end of the  36 days of strikes planned by the railway workers at the SNCF . Even though the CGT announced on the 15th June that the strike would “continue” in July . In the meantime, new …

One Year after the Commissioning of the TGV Océane, Traffic Increased by 60% between Paris and Toulouse

The TGV Océane is one year old. On this occasion, the SNCF established Monday 25th June, 2018 a positive balance sheet of its first year of operation between Toulouse and Paris. The point on the numbers One year after the implementation of the  High Speed ​​Line between Bordeaux and Paris, Sunday 2nd  July, 2017, the SNCF prepares an initial assessment …