Paris : a RER B train runs off the line without getting injured, the traffic very disturbed Thursday - The Point

More than fear of evil. The traffic on the RER B was interrupted on Wednesday night and is expected to remain "very disturbed" Thursday, following the derailm

Paris : a RER B train runs off the line without getting injured, the traffic very disturbed Thursday - The Point

More than fear of evil. The traffic on the RER B was interrupted on Wednesday night and is expected to remain "very disturbed" Thursday, following the derailment of a train — which was carrying no passengers — after his departure from the station of Denfert-Rochereau, has announced the RATP.

The accident, which has no injuries, occurred at about 19 hours on Wednesday night : three cars of a train of the RER B are outputs of the pathway, which halted the traffic between the stations in Laplace, la and Port Royal, said a spokesman. The traffic was then resumed, but remained " very disrupted in both directions ".

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The interconnection with other lines was, for its part, interrupted at the Gare du Nord. Agents of the RATP in charge of the maintenance were hard at work Wednesday night to put the line in service, but " in service operations ", " this incident may have an impact tomorrow morning (Thursday, ED) with a traffic very disturbed to be expected ", he said. "An investigation has been opened to determine the causes of the incident," concludes the RATP. Very crowded, the line B of the RER transports approximately one million passengers in the Île-de-France-by-day.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 15:33

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