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Essonne: RER D traffic interrupted between Viry-Chatillon and Corbeil due to a fire


A fire broke out near the tracks of the Bras-de-Fer station in Évry-Courcouronnes on Monday morning, causing major disruption.

The year is off to a bad start for RER D users. Since Monday morning, the line has experienced major disruptions in Essonne.

In question, a fire which occurred this morning in an electrical cabinet near the tracks of the Bras-de-Fer station, in Évry-Courcouronnes, which forced SNCF Transilien to interrupt the service in both directions between the municipalities of Viry-Courcouronnes. Châtillon and Corbeil-Essonnes.

The latter should not resume before 2 p.m.

The Grigny-centre, Orangis-Bois de l'Epine, Evry-Courcouronnes and Le-Bras-de-Fer stops are no longer served.

“Additional findings are necessary, following the presence of electrical cables necessary for signaling, specifies SNCF Transilien.

Trains on the Corbeil-Essonnes axis are diverted via Ris-Orangis until further notice.

Diagnostics must be carried out to determine whether work is necessary or not.


“It took me 2h15 instead of 1h30 to get to work”

For many Ile-de-France residents, this day of recovery is turning into a nightmare.

“I discovered that on the screens when I arrived on the platform.

Nothing had been announced at the Gare de Lyon and nothing on the train either, sighs a passenger who was to return to her place of work, in Évry-Courcouronnes.

After some research on her phone, she finally managed to reach Évry.

“In total, it took me 2h15 to get to work whereas my journey usually lasts 1h30.


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On its Twitter account, SNCF Transilien advises several “alternative” routes: “There are several possibilities for getting to Évry-Courcouronnes from Juvisy-sur-Orge station, replies the company.

You can continue to Evry-Val-de-Seine and take the 403 bus. You can also take the RER C to Brétigny-sur-Orge and the Express line 91.04.


Still on the official RER D Twitter account, SNCF Transilien lists several other possible routes.

From Viry-Chatillon, the DM5 and 402 bus lines allow you to reach Grigny center station.

From the latter, take line 402 to reach Corbeil-Essonnes and from Évry, take line 401 to Corbeil.

From Ris-Orangis, line 418 takes travelers to Bois de l'Épine station.

In Évry Val-de-Seine, the 403 takes you to the Évry-Courcouronnes station and the 408 to the Bras-de-Fer station.

Finally, still in Évry, the 408 connects the stations of Grand-Bourg and Bras-de-Fer.

Source: leparis

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