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SNCF: accident in Belgium disrupts French rail traffic


A personal accident that occurred this Saturday morning on the Belgian rail network shut down links with the Brussels-Midi station,

All high-speed trains at the stop across Quiévrain… And beyond.

TGV traffic is cut this Saturday in Belgium after a train struck a person in the morning near the municipality of Ruisbroek, located south of Brussels.

The French rail network is affected and the SNCF is, for the moment, not able to give a return to normal schedule, indicates France Bleu Nord.

“A serious accident took place in Brussels, confirms SNCF on its site.

A person was struck by a train.

Consequently, your train does not serve certain stations ”, are shown the passengers aboard the n ° 9810, one of the trains which were to connect Brussels-Midi to the station of Marseille-Saint-Charles this Saturday in the middle. day.

Trains blocked in Lille and Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle

Like this train, around ten TGVs to and from the Belgian station were stopped at Lille-Europe station.

Replacement buses have been set up for travelers to the Belgian capital, SNCF said.

... It is possible that his delay will be revised downwards depending on the evolution of the accident (a person hit by a train in the Brussels region).

All the updated information can be found here: and on the app:


- SNCF (@SNCF) February 27, 2021

Other trains which circulated on the French rail and were to reach Brussels are for the moment blocked at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle station.

The resumption of traffic is not currently envisaged.

Source: leparis

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