Why a Train Station Addition Has Parisians Outraged

By Feargus O’Sullivan, CityLab; September 9, 2019 “Absurd.” An “urban mistake.” And a “grave offense to transit users.” French architects…

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Paris Eurostar terminal evacuated after passenger found with wartime bombshell

By Simon Calder, Travel Correspondent, The Independent; May 13, 2019 The Paris terminus of Eurostar was evacuated when a London-bound…

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France: SNCF set to cut car train service between Paris and the south

From The Local France; April 11, 2019 France’s national rail company is set to abolish its car train service between…

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Study rejects free public transport for Paris

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; October 2, 2018 MAKING public transport services in the Paris area completely free-of-charge would…

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The Discount Airline Model Is Coming for Europe’s Railways

By Carol Matlack, Bloomberg Businessweek; August 17, 2018 With ever more passengers opting for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and…

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Baby born on Paris commuter train gets free rides till he is 25

From ZlotoNews; June 19, 2018 A baby boy who was born on a Parisian train on Monday has been given…

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Are SNCF and the French government planning a back-door privatisation of rail system?

By Staff, Global Construction Review; May 14, 2018 An internal SNFC document seen by French magazine Le Parisien suggests that…

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Why Does New York City Subway Construction Cost So Much? Congress Wants to Find Out

By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, The New York Times, March 28, 2018 The astronomical costs of building the Second Avenue subway…

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France’s Once-Vaunted Trains Are Macron’s Biggest Challenge Yet

By Ania Nussbaum and Mark Deen, Bloomberg Quint; March 5, 2018 (Bloomberg) — The long, empty platform of the TGV…

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France Unveils Plan to Make Railway Company More Competitive

By The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; February 26, 2018 PARIS (AP) — French Prime minister Edouard Philippe…

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Eurostar passengers left stranded in stations after trains cancelled due to tunnel signal failure

By Tom Powell, Evening Standard; September 29, 2017 Eurostar passengers have been left stranded at stations after a host of…

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