TRAIN travellers using the Thalys international service are set to have to pass through security gates at Paris and Lille stations.
Gates would be installed in Paris and Lille before December 20, and similar measures were planned in Brussels and Amsterdam, French Energy and Environment Minister Segolene Royal, who is also in charge of transport, said.
A spokeswoman for Thalys told FRANCE 24 that the company would not comment on exactly what form the security checks would take, saying it was “a matter entirely for the authorities in the countries which want to put in the gates, it is their responsibility”.
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