It is necessary to wait until on April 30, 1945 for the commercial restarting of the connections active of Paris towards Metz and Strasbourg. Consequence of the combat of the pocket of Colmar, the resumption of the international relations between Basle and Luxembourg is not effective at following 27 July. New circulations with the German cities of Saarbrucken and Baden-Baden are created during the summer, at the request of the French authorities of occupation. October 7, 1945, the SNCF gives under operation two rotations on the transversal Strasbourg - Lyon. On the large axes of the express train " long, slow and heavy " are consequently proposed.