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SNCF: traffic in Angoulême – Bordeaux has been blocked because of a suspicious smell on a freight train



From At 16.30, railway traffic was interrupted between Angoulême and Bordeaux, after signaling by SNCF agents suspicious smell in a freight convoy to the south of Angoulême. The usual suspicion procedure leak of hazardous material he was involved.

A team of firefighters dedicated to chemical threats is currently in place. Two TERs are currently blocked on tracks. The movement will not be resumed between Angouleme and Bordeaux until the incident has been resolved.

The TGV Paris – Bordeaux with the "estimated 1:10" delay at the Bordeaux station has been announced on the SNCF website.

The stopped train is on the track that connects the Angoulême station with LGV. Travelers departing from Angoulême and Bordeaux go to Poitiers before returning to Bordeaux.

TGV Bordeaux-Paris, which had to stay in Angoulême, had to continue the journey to Poitiers: travelers who were to go to Angoulême, drive in Charente, from Poitiers, in a different way.


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