SNCF: 880 Passengers on a Paris-Toulouse Train Evacuated due to a False Alert to the Suspicious Package

Saturday 27th October, 2018, the 880 passengers of an SNCF Intercités train circulating between Paris and Toulouse were evacuated, in Creuse, following a false alert to the suspicious package. The passengers of the Intercités  3645 train , which ran from  Paris Austerlitz  to  Toulouse Matabiau , will probably remember this journey for a long time … On Saturday 27 October 2018, about three …

Pays de la Loire: The Rennes-Retiers Train Line will be well and Truly Renovated

The SCNF line between Rennes and Retiers (Ille-et-Vilaine) will be renovated. Nothing is yet recorded for the section until Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique). The Accret , the Citizen Association Châteaubriant-Rennes by train, received a letter dated October 11, 2018, from Christophe Mirmand, prefect of Ille-et-Vilaine : it was about the future of the train line Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine) – Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique) . The Accret is mobilized indeed …

SNCF: A Strike Against Job Cuts, Disrupts Traffic in the Center-Val de Loire

CONTESTATION: The unions protest against the abolition of counter positions at the train station of Tours, but also posts called “stopover” which give the signal of departure of a train … After a call to strike , launched by unions to protest against job cuts, traffic is disrupted in the Center-Loire Valley , said SNCF , Wednesday morning. About twenty trains, including a …

Lille: Discover an Exhibition … on the SNCF, at Saint-Sauveur Train Station

The Métalu A Chahuter collective is investing in the Saint-Sauveur train station in Lille (Nord) until Sunday, November 4, 2018, with an exhibition dedicated to SNCF. Details. In addition to the exhibition Sportfoto , installed since early September 2018 in the station Saint-Sauveur of Lille (North) and other places of the city , another, on the SNCF has invested the premises of the former railway …

Collisions on Railways: The Warnings of the SCNF in Schools in Brittany

The SNCF makes young people aware of the risks to be introduced on the railways of its network. She launched a prevention campaign in schools in Brittany The main causes of mortality on the railways are related to unauthorized intrusions. At the national level, this represents 55 deaths per year and 34 serious injuries on more than 10,300 recorded intrusions. To …

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 …