SNCF - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 15 September 2016 /
French National Railways (SNCF) has unveiled interior designs of the new TGV Océane at Paris-Montparnasse Vaugirard station.
Rail industry news / 12 September 2016 /
SNCF and Alstom have joined forces through an innovation partnership which will help create the next-generation TGV.
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.
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 […]
Rail industry news / 5 January 2016 /
French National Railways (SNCF) has ordered 15 Alstom Citadis Dualis tram-trains on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority STIF in an agreement worth €75 million.
Rail industry news / 20 November 2015 /
Last weekend’s TGV derailment on the LGV Est line near Strasbourg was caused by excessive speed and late breaking finds initial investigation carried out by French operator SNCF.
Rail industry news / 16 November 2015 /
Eleven people were killed whilst on board a high-speed TGV train during a test run on the recently constructed second section LGV Est line near Strasbourg.
Rail industry news / 1 October 2015 /
Bombardier has received an order from French National Railway Company (SNCF) for the supply of a further eight Regio 2N Double-Deck electric multiple units for the Midi-Pyrenees Region in France.
Rail industry news / 25 September 2015 /
French transport operator SNCF has unveiled a prototype design of the new TGV first class seat at the Palais de Tokyo exhibition space in Paris.
Rail industry news / 24 July 2015 /
The cross-border SNCF-DB rail alliance between France and Germany has been extended for 5 years following a new fleet of class 407 ICE 3 entering service between Frankfurt and Paris Gare de l’Est.
Rail industry news / 25 June 2015 /
Major plans to redevelop Gare du Nord in Paris were revealed at a high profile SNCF press conference attended by the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.
Rail industry news / 13 May 2015 /
The European Commission has today announced conditional approval for the SNCF acquisition of Eurostar.