‘Colossal’ renovation of Paris Gare du Nord gets green light

‘Colossal’ renovation of Paris Gare du Nord gets green light

Europe's busiest train station, the bustling Gare du Nord in Paris, appeared set for a colossal facelift after regional authorities on Tuesday approved a divisive 600-million-euro ($678-million) overhaul.

Is Gare du Nord, France and Europe’s busiest rail station, about to get bigger?

Is Gare du Nord, France and Europe’s busiest rail station, about to get bigger?

In Pictures: What Paris Gare du Nord will look like in the future

In Pictures: What Paris Gare du Nord will look like in the future

Paris: Gare du Nord train breakdown hits Eurostar services

Paris: Gare du Nord train breakdown hits Eurostar services

Paris: Train and RER services at Gare du Nord hit by severe delays

Paris: Train and RER services at Gare du Nord hit by severe delays

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Paris: Gare du Nord evacuated as armed police search train

What Paris ‘squalor pit’ Gare du Nord will look like in future

What Paris ‘squalor pit’ Gare du Nord will look like in future

Train services resume at Paris Gare du Nord after blaze

Train services resume at Paris Gare du Nord after blaze

This shows how bad fare-dodging in Paris really is

This shows how bad fare-dodging in Paris really is

Knife-wielder tries to force way through Eurostar security

Knife-wielder tries to force way through Eurostar security

Paris: Shabby Gare du Nord set for makeover

Paris: Shabby Gare du Nord set for makeover

Alert as passenger tries to take shell on Eurostar

Alert as passenger tries to take shell on Eurostar