Suspicious smell near a freight train on the tracks in Montauban: very disturbed SNCF traffic this Wednesday morning
SNCF traffic is interrupted on the Toulouse / Agen and Toulouse / Montauban lines this Wednesday morning. A suspicious odor close to a freight train put SNCF agents on alert. After initial checks by firefighters, no leaks were found. The TGV n ° 8500 bound for Bordeaux was authorized to enter the station two hours late and was able to leave.
Be careful if you have to take the train this Wednesday morning. SNCF traffic is completely interrupted on the Toulouse / Agen and Toulouse / Montauban axes, SNCF announced this Wednesday morning at 7:30 am. At 9:30 am, traffic gradually returned to normal. The firefighters authorized only one train stop at the station at a time.
The firefighters are still declaring on the scene to determine the origin of this suspicious odor which was not specified at the time. After checking each tank car by firefighters specializing in chemical risks, no leaks were observed. Investigations must be resolved on top of emergencies.
Substitution buses departing from Toulouse and Montauban have been set up by the SNCF.
The TGV n ° 8500 bound for Bordeaux was authorized to enter Montauban station two hours late and was able to continue its journey. The ascent and descent of passengers on the quay were supervised by the police and firefighters.
On the other lines in the region, SNCF traffic is normal and fluid.
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