Trains delayed by migrants

sncfmcTrains travelling from Monaco Monte-Carlo in the direction of Nice on the first day of 2017 were delayed by up to half an hour during the afternoon due to drivers reporting people on the tracks between the Principality and Ventimiglia.

With migrants crossing the border from Italy using the railway tunnels, this has become a more frequent problem for train operator SNCF. Several weeks ago, one young man lost his life using this route.

In the meantime, cancellations of the line serving Monaco has had little effect over the holiday weekend.

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