Paris station triples in size for Olympics and Brexit

Gare du Nord exterior over tracks

Europe's busiest rail station, the Gare du Nord in Paris, is to triple in size by 2023, a year before the city hosts the Olympics. 

It will be able to handle more than 800,000 passengers a day, 100,000 more than today.

The design brings in airport-style separation of arriving and departing travellers. SNCF president Guillaume Pepy said Brexit ...

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