The driver of the train was killed and dozens more are believed to be injured after a collision between two trains near Czech capital, Prague.
On the 26th day of the SNCF and RATP strike, passengers at Gare Saint-Lazare are adapting to the transport problems which have become a daily occurrence.
The east-west rail link, one of Europe’s most ambitious engineering projects, has been repeatedly delayed and could now cost an €750m.
Josephine Baker, Mata Hari, and the Belgian king were a few of the celebrities that travelled on the luxury train.
The move is designed to calm a dispute over the project which had threatened to bring down the government.
A surveillance video released by a transit authority in the US city of Cleveland shows a man stepping off a train to smoke a cigarette and then frantically chase after it when it leaves the station with his baby on board.
The EU's plans to change daylight savings once and for all have hit a stumbling block. While many EU countries agree that the time change does little to save energy, there is less agreement on whether to stick to summer or winter time.
On Wednesday night most of the reforms President Macron fought for were finally signed into law.