RER D

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     RER D

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Overview
Stations 59
Ridership 145,000,000 journeys per year
Operation
Opening 1987
(last extension in 1996)
Rolling stock Z 5300, Z 5600
Z 20500
Technical
Line length 190 km (120 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map
RER D.svg

Geographically accurate path of the RER D
RER D
 D3 
Creil ({{[1]}})
Chantilly-Gouvieux
 D1 
Orry-la-Ville-Coye ({{[1]}})
La Borne Blanche
Survilliers-Fosses
Louvres
Les Noues
 D7 
Goussainville
 D5 
Villiers-le-Bel – Gonesse – Arnouville
Garges – Sarcelles (T)
Pierrefitte – Stains
Saint-Denis ({{[1]}}) (T)
Stade de France – Saint-Denis
Gare du Nord (E) (M)
 D8 
Châtelet-Les Halles (A)(B) (M)
Gare de Lyon (A) (M)
Marne
Maisons-Alfort – Alfortville
Le Vert de Maisons
Villeneuve – Prairie
Villeneuve – Triage
Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
Vigneux-sur-Seine
Montgeron – Crosne
Seine
Yerres
(C)
Juvisy
Brunoy
Viry-Châtillon
Boussy-Saint-Antoine
Combs-la-Ville – Quincy
Grigny – Centre
Lieusaint – Moissy
Ris-Orangis
Savigny-le-Temple – Nandy
Orangis – Bois de l'Épine
Cesson
Grand Bourg
Le Mée-sur-Seine
Évry – Courcouronnes Centre
Seine
Évry-Val-de-Seine
Melun ({{[1]}})
Le Bras-de-Fer
 D2 
Corbeil-Essonnes
Vosves
 D6 
Boissise le-Roi
Ponthierry Pringy
Essonnes – Robinson
Saint Fargeu
Moulin-Galant
Le Coudray Montceaux
Villabé
Le Plessis – Chenet
Mennecy
Ballancourt
La Ferté-Alais
Boutigny
Maisse
Buno-Gironville
Boigneville
Malesherbes
 D4 

The RER D is one of the five lines in the RER rapid transit system serving Paris, France.

The line officially runs from the northern terminus Orry-la-Ville – Coye (D1) to the southern terminuses Melun (D2) and Malesherbes (D4). In reality, some trains continue north to Creil except during rush hours, and the link between Juvisy-sur-Orge and Melun via Corbeil-Essonnes is operated by RER D.

Due to its high rate of incidents and social disturbances, RER D line is colloquially known as "RER poubelle" (Trash).[1]

  • First inauguration : 27 September 1987
  • Length : 190 km (120 mi)
  • Number of stops : 59 (including Corbeil-Essonnes Melun branch, Chantilly and Creil)

Line D links the Gare du Nord with the Gare de Lyon via Châtelet – Les-Halles. The section north of the Gare du Nord opened in the late 1980s; a dedicated tunnel opened in 1995 to connect it to the SNCF network south of the Gare de Lyon, part of which was transferred to the RER.

The RER D at Châtelet

Chronology[edit]

List of RER D stations[edit]

Geographically accurate diagram of the RER D

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ From French version: "Des incident fréquents: un RER 'poubelle'?" ("Frequent incidents: 'RER Trash'?").

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English[edit]

French[edit]