French rail operator scraps plans for expansion to the Gare du Nord


French rail operator SNCF has abandoned a project to triple, in time for the 2024 Olympic Games, the capacity of the Paris Gare du Nord station, an international and domestic hub that is already the busiest in Europe, after the costs of the renovation are projected to be way over initial budgeting.

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France's national rail operator SNCF has scrapped plans for a controversial renovation of Europe's busiest train station, Paris Gare du Nord, in the run-up to the 2024 Olympic Games, reports FRANCE 24.