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This is the primary station in Paris with local lines and a direct connection to various destinations across Europe.
Railway type and traffic
Local passenger trains, High Speed Trains (Thalys, Eurostar).
This is a big station where you can move around to take pictures, but security is tight, so you can be ask to leave the platforms. It is best to check in before commencing photography.
The Eurostar platforms are not directly accessible to take pictures.
Follow the E17 and A1 to the Avenue de la Porte d'Aubervilliers.Exit N301 / Porte d'Aubervilliers from the péripherique.Drive to the Rue de Dunkerqu.
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Gare du Nord, Paris map co-ordinates
Parking in Paris can be very difficult. Although there are there are some parking places in the area it is better to park elsewhere and use the metro to get here.
The station can be reached from all parts of France, England, Belgium, Germany.
The Metro in Paris has a lot of connections into the city that call at Garé du Nord.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are 'pay as you' go toilets, some food and drink shops. But for better, and cheaper food, you can walk outside to the many restaurants near the station.
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Gare du Nord, Paris
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You can walk almost to the end of the platforms to take pictures, but keep in mind about the station security and beware of pick pockets.
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Looking north
Fig 4 - Looking south
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