Sabotage shuts down Paris Gare de l’Est station


A man with a luggage walks on a platform between high-speed trains at the Gare de l‘Est station in Paris on January 13, 2023. The train station suffered a total traffic shutdown early today after a signalling malfunction officials said was caused by vandalism. – AFP pic, January 24, 2023.

THE Gare de l’Est train station in Paris suffered a total traffic shutdown early today after a signalling malfunction officials said was caused by vandalism.

A fire broke out at a signals point during the morning rush shortly before 8.30am in what was first thought to be an accident, but then turned out to be arson, they said.


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