France: Engineering works

Engineering works are taking place in France, affecting various services.

Please note that this information is provided by the rail operator and cannot be guaranteed by Loco2.

Reims <> Bar-le-Duc

18-22 September 

Due to maintenance work, traffic is interrupted between Reims and Bar-le-Duc, from 11 to 15 September and from 18 to 22 September 2017. A rail replacement bus service will be in operation.

Paris <> Avignon

September 2017

Due to engineering works services between Paris and Avignon are subject to changes and cancellations in September. 

You can find  details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website prior to travel.

Paris <> Strasbourg <> Germany

Until 7 October 2017

Due to German engineering works, the TGV line between Strasbourg and Kehl is closed until 7 October. Traffic between Strasbourg and Karlsruhe is also interrupted until 7 October. Customers are advised to use regional trains for onward travel to Germany.

You can find details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website prior to travel.

Amiens <> Boulogne

Until 20 October 2017

Due to engineering works between Abbeville and Boulogne-sur-Mer services between Amiens and Boulogne are subject to changes until the 20 October.

You can find details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website prior to travel.

Toulouse station engineering works

30 September until 1 October 2017

Due to engineering work at Toulouse station, modifications of TGV timetables are expected from Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October.

You can find details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on theSNCF website prior to travel.

Agen <> Toulouse

30 September until 1 October 2017

Due to engineering works between Agen and Toulouse services are subject to changes on the 30 September and 1 October.

You can find details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website prior to travel.

Paris <> Orléans, Tours & Bourges-Montluçon  

30 September and 1 October

Due to engineering works, there may be interruptions between Paris and Orléans, Tours and Bourges - Montluçon.

You can find  details of the changes here, and we always recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website before you travel. 

International services

TGV Lyria between France and Switzerland

Until November 2017

TGV Lyria services between Genève <> Marseille / Nice, Paris <> Genève, Paris <> Bâle(Basel) / Berne / Zurich and Paris <> Lausanne / Neuchâtel are subject to changes and cancellations until November 2017. 

You can  find  details of the changes here, and we recommend checking the status of your train on the SNCF website prior to travel.

Thello services between France and Italy

Throughout 2017

Thello services between France and Italy are subject to changes and cancellations until the end of 2017. Details of the changes can be found in our article Italy/France: Engineering works affecting Thello services.

What to do if you think your journey will be affected

If you have tickets on trains which are affected, refunds and exchanges are only permitted as per fare conditions. Please send us an email at hello@loco2.com with any questions.

We recommend checking the status of your train using the SNCF's departure board on the SNCF website prior to travel. Some more information (in French) and some useful tools can be found here (Please note that these services are provided by the operator and cannot be guaranteed by Loco2):

If you have tickets for onward travel on trains which are scheduled to run as normal, refunds and exchanges are only permitted as per fare conditions.

What to do if you experience a delay

If you experience a delay to your journey, please speak to staff on the train or at the station who are likely to have the most up to date information about how to proceed.

If your journey is delayed you should seek to have your ticket validated by a member of staff as proof of delay as this will ease your passage on subsequent services. Please retain all tickets for the duration of your journey, and keep them until you return home. If you incur any unavoidable additional costs (new tickets, taxis) you should keep all receipts; these may be used as the basis for a claim upon your return.

We are sorry for any disruption in your travel. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

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