In the absence of a refurbished Gare du Nord in 2024, passengers can now take advantage of a fully refurbished Montparnasse station.
Brighter with a renovated glass roof.
And above all more commercial with 120 shops against 50 previously.
Lots of restorations, chains already present in stations (Sephora, Levi's, etc.) but also unexpected brands (The Kooples, Saint James, Jimmy Fairly, etc.).
Converting Parisian stations into shopping centers, the SNCF has been pursuing this approach for about ten years: Saint-Lazare opened 80 stores in 2012. The renovation of the fresco gallery at the Gare de Lyon, completed in July, made it possible to '' set up seven shops there (Ladurée, Nespresso, etc.).
And around a hundred new stores are expected at Austerlitz station in 2025.
The SNCF announces that it is ending the current project to renovate the Gare du Nord
But is this abundant offer adapted to the new post-Covid situation, with less traffic in stations because of the reduction in business trips and the increase in teleworking?
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