Initially, trains are up to 2.5 hours late, according to the latest information from SNCF shortly before 4 p.m. On arrival, delays sometimes reaching 6 hours are to be expected.
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Train traffic to and from Montparnasse station in Paris was very disrupted on Sunday September 24, SNCF announced. “A power supply fault occurring near Massy interrupts train traffic on the Atlantique high-speed line (…) The origin of the fault has been identified: it is a broken electrical power cable at the tunnel entrance.“, the railway company said on its website shortly after noon.
Shortly before 3 p.m., SNCF announced on its website that “train traffic was able to resume on the Atlantic high-speed line, on one track”, but that she “remains very seriously disturbed.” “SNCF teams are on site to carry out repairs”she specifies.
Departing from Paris, trains are up to 2.5 hours late, according to the latest information from SNCF shortly before 4 p.m. A TGV to Bordeaux Saint-Jean is delayed by 2.5 hours, a train to Toulouse Matabiau has to leave two hours late, and a train to Nantes has been canceled. On arrival in Paris, delays sometimes reaching six hours are to be expected. This is particularly the case for a train arriving from Bordeaux Saint-Jean. A train arriving from La Rochelle is more than five hours late, and other TGVs coming from Croisic, Bordeaux or Toulouse are around three hours late.