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TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

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TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

Do you know the Platform number that the Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle train leaves from . I am travelling on 5th October 2017 hoping to catch a train leaving Poitiers shortly after 09.00hrs.

Paris, France
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1. Re: TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

You need to look at the monitors for departing trains while at the train station to find the departing platform number. Departing platform numbers are usually posted 20 minutes prior to departure.

Albufeira, Portugal
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2. Re: TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

If you are really keen to know and have internet access while en route to the station, you can check departures and platform numbers at https:/…poitiers

As said above, they are not normally posted until around 20 minutes before depareture, so basically you find out when you get there. I assume you are aiming to catch the 0928 train. Don't forget that reservations are compulsory. Buy your ticket now to (a) get the cheapest price and (b) be sure of being able to travel on that train.

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3. Re: TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

Thanks for this really helpful information. I am disabled by arthritis and a heart condition and walk very slowly, especially with heavy luggage, and 20 minutes may not be long enough for me to reach the correct platform. i can't climb stairs and it is a long way round if you need to use the lifts at Poitiers Gare. Been there, done that and missed a train. Prior knowledge of which platform is invaluable when one is disabled. Thanks again.

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4. Re: TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

The problem is that, although a train may usually use a particular platform, this may have to be changed at short notice for operational reasons.

I suggest that you approach station staff and request assistance. In my experience, SNCF staff have been very helpful.

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: TGV from Poitiers to Charles de Gaulle

I agree. Over the last couple of weeks alone I have twice seen SNCF station staff meeting people who had some difficulty walking, asisisting them from the train and escorting them to wherever they were going.

You do not have to be in a wheelchair to receive the service, don't hesitate to ask for it.

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