Gare de Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy

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Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy
SNCF RER
TGV & RER station
Marne-la-Vallee-RER.jpg
Location Place des Passagers du Vent
77700 Chessy
 France
Coordinates 48°52′13″N 2°46′58″E / 48.87040°N 2.782799°E / 48.87040; 2.782799Coordinates: 48°52′13″N 2°46′58″E / 48.87040°N 2.782799°E / 48.87040; 2.782799
Owned by RATP Group & SNCF
Operated by RATP Group & SNCF
Line(s) Eurostar, TGV, Ouigo
  RER RER A
Platforms 1 (RATP Group)
2 (SNCF)
Tracks 2 (RATP Group)
5 (SNCF)
Other information
Fare zone 5
History
Opened 1 April 1992 (1992-04-01) (RATP Group)
29 May 1994 (1994-05-29) (SNCF)
Services
Preceding station   Eurostar   Following station
EurostarTerminus
Preceding station   TGV   Following station
toward northern and northwestern France
TGV
toward western and southwestern France
TGV
TGV
toward southeastern France
TGV
toward Strasbourg
TGV
toward western France
Preceding station   Ouigo   Following station
TerminusOUIGO
toward southeastern France
TerminusOUIGO
Preceding station   RER   Following station
RER RER ATerminus

Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy is a combined RER (commuter rail) and TGV (high-speed train) station in Chessy, France, about 30 km (19 mi) east of Paris. The station is located inside Disneyland Paris, in front of the entrances to the two theme parks and Disney Village. The station opened as an extension of the RER A in 1992, in conjunction with the opening of the theme park, with Euro Disney S.C.A. contributing €38.1 million of the €126.5 million cost.[1] The TGV part of the station opened two years after the RER station.

There are direct TGV services to, among others, Bordeaux, Marseille, Nice, Lyon, Rennes, Lille, Nantes, Limoges, Toulouse, Montpellier, Orléans, Grenoble and Brussels. On 29 June 1996, Eurostar began direct services from London to Disneyland Paris. Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy is also the rail head used for Paris by Ouigo services. Passengers can travel by TGV from Charles de Gaulle Airport TGV station to this station in less than 10 minutes. The station has a UK National Rail station code of MCK[2] because it is part of the Eurostar network,[3] despite Eurostar not being part of National Rail.

Train services[edit]

From Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, train services depart to major French cities such as Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Montpellier, Perpignan, Lille and Strasbourg. International services operate to Brussels in Belgium and London in the United Kingdom.

The following services currently call at Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy:

  • High speed services (Eurostar) from London to Ebbsfleet International, Ashford International and Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Cannes and Nice
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Expuéry, Nîmes, Montpellier-Saint-Roch and Toulouse
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Tours-Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, Angoulême and Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Le Mans and Rennes
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Le Mans, Angers and Nantes
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Arras, Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Nîmes and Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  • High speed services (TGV) from Lille Europe to Arras, Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Marseille-Saint-Charles
  • High speed services (TGV) from Strasbourg to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Le Mans and Rennes
  • High speed services (TGV) from Strasbourg to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Le Mans, Angers and Nantes
  • High speed services (TGV) from Strasbourg to Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Tours-Saint-Pierre-des-Corps and Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
  • High speed services (TGV) from Brussels-South to Lille Europe, Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Marseille-Saint-Charles
  • High speed services (TGV) from Brussels-South to Lille Europe, Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy, Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Nîmes, Montpellier-Saint-Roch and Perpignan
  • High speed services (Ouigo) from Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy to Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Avignon TGV and Marseille-Saint-Charles
  • High speed services (Ouigo) from Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy to Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Nîmes and Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  • RER services (A) from Cergy-le-Haut, Conflans-Fin-d'Oise, Sartrouville, La Défense, Gare de Lyon, Vincennes, Val de Fontenay and Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy
  • RER services (A) from Poissy to Sartrouville, La Défense, Gare de Lyon, Vincennes, Val de Fontenay and Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clavé, S. Anton (2007-04-16). The Global Theme Park Industry (1st ed.). CABI. p. 330. ISBN 9781845932084.
  2. ^ "National Railway Stations (sorted by three letter code)". www.coris.org.uk. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Disneyland Paris". Eurostar. Retrieved 2016-04-20.