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SNCF - Articles and news items

SNCF incorporates Internet of Things platform to improve customer experience, operations & safety

Rail industry news / 24 February 2017 /

French Railways operator SNCF has confirmed it will be using an Internet of Things platform to enhance customer experiences, rail safety and heighten operational efficiency.

Introducing the high-speed TGV L’Océane

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 8 February 2017 /

SNCF discuss the benefits of introducing the new high-speed TGV L’Océane trains, helping to connect major towns and cities in France whilst improving the customer experience.

Coradia Liner trains enter service on Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line

Rail industry news / 8 February 2017 /

The first Alstom Coradia Liner V160 train has entered commercial service on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line in France.

SNCF selects consortium to supply 255 trains for Île-de-France network

Rail industry news / 11 January 2017 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has selected an Alstom-Bombardier consortium to replace trains on lines D and E of the Île-de-France network.

SNCF launch high-speed WiFi on Paris-Lyon TGV line

Rail industry news / 15 December 2016 /

As of 15 December 2016, free high-speed WiFi will become available on the Paris-Lyon TGV line as part of a wider project to equip the entire TGV fleet with connectivity by the end of 2017.

Newly-designed TGV Océane train enters service between Paris & South West France

Rail industry news / 12 December 2016 /

SNCF has introduced the newly-designed Océane trains on the route between Paris-Montparnasse station and Bordeaux and Toulouse in South West France.

STIF and SNCF place order for 52 additional Francilien EMU commuter trains

Rail industry news / 5 December 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from SNCF and STIF for 52 additional Francilien Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) commuter trains.

100th Regio 2N train delivered to Hauts-de-France region

Rail industry news / 18 October 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has delivered its 100th Regio 2N train to the Hauts-de-France Region.

Interior designs of the new TGV Océane revealed

Rail industry news / 15 September 2016 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has unveiled interior designs of the new TGV Océane at Paris-Montparnasse Vaugirard station.

Innovation partnership to develop next-generation TGV

Rail industry news / 12 September 2016 /

SNCF and Alstom have joined forces through an innovation partnership which will help create the next-generation TGV.

SNCF orders additional Regio 2N double-deck EMUs for Brittany

Rail industry news / 16 February 2016 /

French National Railway Company (SNCF) has exercised an option to order four additional Bombardier Regio 2N Double-Deck EMUs for the region of Brittany.

Siemens awarded contract to supply CBTC for Paris commuter line

Rail industry news / 11 February 2016 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has awarded a contract to supply communication based train control (CBTC) system to Siemens for the RER E line extension. SNCF has signed a contract with Siemens France to deploy a new CBTC system for the extension of the RER’s E-line westwards. Dubbed NExTEO, the new automated system will supervise and […]