A cyclist died this Thursday morning at Escalquens station south-east of Toulouse, hit by a train. SNCF traffic is disrupted.
An accident took place this Thursday morning at Escalquens station, south-east of Toulouse. It was around 9:15 a.m. when a person on a bicycle was hit by a train at Escalquens station, said the Haute-Garonne firefighters.
The cyclist died according to emergency services. According to initial indications from the SCNF, this individual was crossing the tracks at the station when he was mowed down by an Intercités which was operating the connection between Marseille and Bordeaux.
? 9:15 a.m. (Toulouseu2194ufe0fNarbonne)
A person was hit by a train on the line.
u274cTraffic is interrupted between Toulouse and Castelnaudary while emergency services and our teams intervene on site?
Traffic resumption time is estimated at 11:30 a.m.
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Rail traffic had to be interrupted on the SNCF line between Toulouse and Castelnaudary until emergency services and SCNF agents intervened. The time for traffic to resume was estimated at 1 p.m.