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Old July 9th, 2016, 05:07 PM   #2161
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I tried to use the wi-fi they keep banging on about in my station, it doesn't work. It connects but then nothing happens.

Also a question: are the guys in "SNCF Securité" gendarmes allocated to the SNCF, or are they hired directly by the SNCF? Or maybe a private security force contracted by the SNCF? Cheers
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Old July 10th, 2016, 12:34 AM   #2162
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They are directly hired by the SNCF.
They have limited police power just like the Municipal police force, they can carry gun. Their field of action is limited to the SNCF network.
The RATP network has the same with RATP securité.

About Wifi, you should look if it does not require to create a login.
That's my case.

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They're finally making an attempt to standardize platforms nation-wide, correct?
900mm for the Parisian suburban network (Transilien) but it will take a lot of time before all the stations will be up to this standard.
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Old July 12th, 2016, 10:23 AM   #2163
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From Rail Journal:

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Paris suburban rail modernisation approved
Monday, July 11, 2016



THE board of Île-de-France transport authority Stif has approved a €2.1bn 15-year plan for the modernisation of the group of Transilien suburban lines east of Paris together with improvements to the eastern section of RER Line E

The plan proposes a number of short, medium and long-term measures to cope with rising passenger numbers, which increased by 3.8% per year between 2010 and 2015 on Transilien Line P services from Paris Est and 2.4% per year between 2008 and 2012 on RER Line E

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Old July 12th, 2016, 11:48 PM   #2164
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Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame

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Old July 13th, 2016, 04:35 PM   #2165
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I've a question. I don't understand why the RER A cross Porte Maillot without stops.

IMO it's illogical because lacks a direct link between RER A and C lines and to change these lines you have to use the metro, that is not comfortable at all (especially with luggages during the rush hours).
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Old July 13th, 2016, 11:28 PM   #2166
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When the section between La Defense and Charles de Gaulle Etoile opened in 1971, Neuilly Porte Maillot was a station of the Auteuil line, a small line with a low ridership.
RER C didn't exist back then and Neuilly Porte Maillot station only became part of the RER C when the VMI branch opened in 1988.

In the 1960s when the RER A was planned, Porte Maillot was not a big hub like today.
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Old July 14th, 2016, 12:06 PM   #2167
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I understand, but when the the Auteuil line became part of the RER C, the RATP could add one station in Neuilly Porte Maillot for RER A to create a link. They did it for RER B when in 1988 was added the Saint-Michel station to connect RER B and C lines.
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Old July 14th, 2016, 12:15 PM   #2168
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The space for Saint-Michel Notre-Dame was already built.
The station only opened in 1988 because the older trains were not powerful enough to climb the slope after a stop there.
Old Z 23000 were retired in 1987.

At Porte Maillot, work would have been to complicated for a station with a moderate ridership.
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Old July 19th, 2016, 11:20 PM   #2169
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Pierrefitte - Stains
Construction of new platforms.
To allow transfer with the Tangentielle Nord or Tram Express line 11, platforms of Pierrefitte - Stains will be moved south.
The two side platforms will be replaced by an island platform

Current platforms

New platform under construction


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Old July 20th, 2016, 10:43 PM   #2170
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Châtelet - Les Halles
Renovation work is far from finished but we see some changes

New ticket gates, in the hall linking to Chatelet metro station, are in operation.



Old ticket gates are being removed

New signages



New tiles in the platform hall
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Old July 23rd, 2016, 02:09 AM   #2171
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Preliminary work near La Defense for the western extension

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Old July 23rd, 2016, 06:14 PM   #2172
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This is it! The central section of the RER A (La Defense - Nation) is closed for one month.

Chatelet-les-Halles

Access to the platform of the line A are blocked.

Work train parked on westbound line A platform
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Old July 24th, 2016, 08:08 PM   #2174
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How much of the stations is locked down/inaccessible, due to the construction? I hope Auber is still open for transfering.
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Old July 25th, 2016, 10:46 PM   #2175
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Just the platforms of RER A at Châtelet les Halles.
Auber is still open for transferring.

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Old July 28th, 2016, 11:46 PM   #2176
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Around Rosa Park station.

Enlargement work of Rue d'Aubervilliers under the tracks


Tram T3b and Petite Ceinture tracks




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Old July 31st, 2016, 02:10 PM   #2177
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Around Rosa Park station.

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What is so particularly costly about Saint Lazaire-Montparnasse for a new RER line?
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What is so particularly costly about Saint Lazaire-Montparnasse for a new RER line?
The cost of a RER line under Paris is horrendous. Such a line connects two suburban networks ; then the tunnel has to make use of the UIC loading gauge ; that means, more or less 8,70 m wide. The composition of the soil does not help.

We already have to pay for the Grand Paris Express and the extension of the RER E, and other cities in France have needs ; taxpayers have their limits.

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So, just general "big project in Paris" costs, then? No particular engineering challenges on that exact route?

...and the Pompidou is third?
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