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03 Oct 2018 | 12:43 PM UTC

France: Paris-Gare du Nord station to be progressively closed October 20

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Paris’s Gare du Nord train station to progressively suspend its activities on October 20 and fully close in the evening; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/3/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

Event

The Gare du Nord train station in Paris is scheduled to progressively close throughout the day on Saturday, October 20, due to the installation of a control tower. All activities will be fully suspended from 20:30 (local time), at which time the station will be closed. Operations will resume at 05:00 on October 21. Rail operations (RER, Transilien, and high-speed TGV trains) will be significantly impacted.

No high-speed TGV trains will circulate after 20:30. The RER B commuter line will not be in service between Châtelet Les Halles and Le Bourget throughout the day, and liaisons between Paris and Charles-de-Gaulle International Airport (CDG) will be halted from 19:00. The RER D will be suspended between Gare de Lyon and Gare du Nord and between Gare de Lyon and Creil as of 20:30. Trains will be suspended on the H line from Gare du Nord to Saint-Denis during the day, as well as to Ermont-Eaubonne and Sarcelles-Saint-Brice from 20:30. Trains will not operate on the K line from Gare du Nord to Mitry-Claye, and to Crépy-en-Valois as of 19:00. Although metro trains are expected to call at Gare du Nord station on the day, exits leading to the train station are likely to be closed off from 20:30.  

Advice

Travelers are advised to plan alternate routes and allow for extra time to reach their destinations during the above period.

 

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