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The Gare mont rapide handles les trains using the TGV atlantique high-speed line venir Brittany, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Lourdes, Tarbes et the Spanish frontière at hendai & Irun pour onward les trains to santé mentale Sebastian jaune Lisbon.

The Gare montparnasse is mien least favourite parisien terminal station, année ugly concrete station underneath a 1969 office block which was extended à handle the TGV océan atlantique trains in 1990. Nothing currently remains of thehistoric 1840 station best known à la thefamous train durgences in 1895 once a former crashed through the buffers then the station facade ending up nose-down in the street below.More around this renowned train accident here.

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Level 0 = henn entrance hall at rue level... amie enter the station at rue level v the henchmen doors in auto glass facade into a foyer (called hall 4). The French parce que le level is niveau.

If you venir by métro you emerge up escalators right into this same lobby 4 at soil level, just inside the glass facade. If you venir from Paris nord or Paris orient on métro line 4 the métro station is referred to as Montparnasse-Bienvenue, be aware that it"s a few minutes walk follow me pedestrian tunnels including a long travelator native Montparnasse-Bienvenue métro station to mont rapide SNCF TGV station.

Level 1 = mezzanine level v shops & toilets... si you take thé smaller escalators indigenous ground level up to level 1 you"ll find shops et toilets. Further escalators climate take elle up to level 2 for the trains.

Level 2 = concourse, platforms & trains...

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si you take auto huge escalators just inside auto glass facade nous level 0 they"ll take tu directly up venir level 2 two storeys above rue level, whereby you"ll discover the henn station concourse (called lobby 1), auto platforms & trains. The henchmen ticket bureau is conditions météorologiques this level next to platform 1. Over there is autre station exit/entrance at the platform 1 end du the main concourse, in the form de a longue flight ns steps down to thé street.

Platforms 1-28... The station is a terminus, haricot de soja when amie stand nous the henchmen concourse nous level 2 you"ll see auto platforms lined up in front du you, numbered 1 to 24 indigenous left venir right. Platforms 1-9 space used par TGVs, platforms 10-17 passant par suburban & local trains, et platforms 18-24 by more TGVs. Platforms 25-28 are in a separate extension a few minutes walk native the henchmen concourse, cible these are seulement un used by local trains haricot de soja you won"t require them si catching a TGV to Brittany jaune southwest France.

Level le 3 = taxi rank, Salon énormément Voyageur... Level 3 is directly above thé platforms, below you"ll find hall 2. There are escalators native the henn concourse up à level 3 at auto platform 1 end du the concourse et at the platform 24 end. Here you"ll find thé taxi rank et the SNCF Salon dénormes Voyageur (first class lounge) which you can use si you take place to oui a first class full-price pro ticket (but not seul any first class ticket) or an SNCF (or Railteam) commitment card.

You can uncover a detailed destinées of the station and its facilities atwww.gares-sncf.com.

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The facade & henchmen entrance ns the stations Montparnasse at street level (Level 0) with the ugly 1969 office bloquer sitting nous top.


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Level 0, within the henchmen entrance looking directly ahead. Noter the small escalators up venir level 1 in front of you, et the escalators under to auto metro...Level 0, inside the main entrance looking to auto right. On your best & left are the huge escalators straight up to the henn station concourse conditions météorologiques level 2, with thé platforms & trains.

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Level 2, henn concourse known oui Hall 1. Thé concourse runs auto full width de the gare along communication 1-24. The photo above look at along auto concourse with thé platforms & trains on the right and the escalators down venir levels 1 & 0 nous the left. Auto mainline ticket bureau is in the far éliminer next à platform 1. There are measures down to street level in the tarif distance, too.

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Platforms 1-24 open off the concourse, numbered indigenous left venir right. 1-9 & 18-24 pour TGVs. 10-17 for local trains. This d’image taken antérieur à ticket gateways were fitted.TGV communication now have ticket gates, to scan your billet barcode avant entering thé platform. The gates pouvez lock close up door 2 minutes avant departure, haricot de soja don"t it is in late!

Tips parce que le using the stations de diffusion Montparnasse...

First class lounges... There"s an SNCF vaste Voyageur first class lounge nous level 3 above auto platforms, accessed up a stairway near platform 1. However, the lounge is only accessible to holders de SNCF"s (or divers Railteam members) frequent traveller commitment card which elle probably don"t have, jaune a full-price 1st class se mettre daccord fare so is useless parce que le most travellers even si you ont a (non-Pro) 1st class ticket.

Taxis... Thé taxi location is above auto platforms nous level 3. Even si the traînant looks long, it moves fast et it won"t take it much much more than 10 minutes to volonté into a taxi.

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Le dil Sommelier, across auto road native the stations de diffusion Montparnasse, pour a drink or meal avant your train...

The renowned 1895 accident...

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You"ve probably seen auto famous d’image below countless times, without also knowing where ce was taken. It shows an express train from Granville to parisien with failure Westinghouse brakes, i beg your pardon in October 1895 crashed through thé buffer stops ns the old gare Montparnasse, ran across thé concourse and smashed through the old gare facade onto the street below. Happily there was only one fatality, a woman selling papers in auto street.Thehistoric 1840 gare was located just to auto northeast du today"s Gare montparnasse on the site now occupied de theTour montparnasse & shopping central in front de it,see map showing the location of thé old gare & 1895 accident. The yellow carré in the d’image shows je vous demande pardon that clues looks favor now. à la more detail around the accidents seeen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montparnasse_derailment.