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

2023-01-02T10:52:13.236Z


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.

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“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.

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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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