A suspicious package had been found at the foot of an SNCF terminal, leading to the evacuation of the station on Wednesday in the middle of the afternoon.
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Hundreds of people evacuated. On the forecourt of the Gare du Nord in Paris, many travelers waited a little over an hour before being able to return to the station, following a bomb threat that occurred in the middle of the post-war period. noon, Wednesday October 27. The reason for this disorder: a suspicious package found at the foot of an SNCF terminal and the intervention of the demining service. Finally, doubts were raised and travelers were able to return to the docks, France Televisions learned from the police headquarters.
At the request of the authorities, the application of security measures is underway at the Gare du Nord and the station is evacuated.
The traffic is interrupted.
more info to come
– TER Hauts-de-France (@TERHDF) October 27, 2021
This evacuation caused disruption on several TER, RER and metro lines. TER traffic was able to resume “gradually from 6 p.m.”, specifies the Twitter account of TER Hauts-de-France. On the RER D, traffic has also resumed “very” gradually, can we read on the Twitter account dedicated to the line. On metro lines 4 and 5, Garde du Nord station is also served normally after a short interruption.