Gretz-Armainvilliers station


Gretz-Armainvilliers station


Gretz-Armainvilliers is a French railway station located in Gretz-Armainvilliers, in Seine-et-Marne département, in Île-de-France region.

The station is put into service on February 9, 1857, by the Compagnie des chemins de fer de l'Est, when the section from Nogent–Le Perreux to Nangis opens. It is a SNCF station served by RER line E trains.

Location

The station is situated at kilometric point 38.321 of Paris-Est–Mulhouse-Ville railway, between Ozoir-la-Ferrière and Verneuil-l'Étang. Its altitude is 109 m.

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History

The East company puts in operation Émerainville station at the opening of the section from Nogent–Le Perreux to Nangis to commercial service. That section opens with only one track, the second is put into service on April 23, 1857.

In 2000, a contract between the state and the Île-de-France region organizes the expansion of the RER E from Villiers-sur-Marne to Tournan. On February 14, 2002, the STIF board of directors approves of the pilot. On December 14, 2003, the line is cut from its historical network to Paris-Est, and linked with RER E leading to Haussmann–Saint Lazare underground station. That integration modify journeys and timetables, and improves the station services. Platforms are raised from 0.55 meters (1.80 ft) to 0.92 meters (3.02 ft) to facilitate access to the carriages. Facilities improve accessibility to people with limited mobility. Screens on the platforms show real time information.

SNCF estimates 907,200 people frequented the station in 2014.

Service

Facilities

As a Transilien network station, commercial services are available everyday, as well as facilities and assistance to people with limited mobility. The station is equipped with vending machines for Transilien and main lines tickets, and with real time traffic information system.

Train service

Gretz-Armainvilliers is served by RER E trains from or toward Tournan. The station is served in both directions by one train every 30 minutes off-peak and in the evening. It is served by two to four trains an hour during peak times.

Connections

Several car parks are set nearby.

The station is also served by bus companies:

  • Sol'R lines 3 and 121
  • Stigo lines 11 and 18
  • Noctilien night line N142

References

External links

  • Gretz-Armainvilliers station at Transilien, the official website of SNCF (in French)

Gretz-Armainvilliers station


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