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SNCF - Articles and news items

STIF orders 83 Regio 2N double-deck trains for Ile-de-France

Rail industry news / 26 June 2017 /

The Syndicat des Transports d’Ile-de-France (STIF) has placed an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation.

France enhances its railway security with the new GSM-R communication system

Rail industry news / 6 June 2017 /

France’s national state-owned railway company SNCF enhances railway security with the new GSM-R communication system.

SNCF sets new high-speed targets for 2020 following huge investment

Rail industry news / 31 May 2017 /

In a bid to attract 15 million new customers by 2020, SNCF plans to offer customers a choice of two high-speed rail options.

SNCF and ECR deploy on-board real-time payment solution project

Rail industry news / 8 May 2017 /

French rail operator, SNCF and MPoS specialist, ECR Retail Systems, have deployed a real-time mobile payment solution across SNCF’s fleet.

Stagecoach and Virgin join with SNCF to bid for the West Coast Partnership franchise

Rail industry news / 28 April 2017 /

Stagecoach and Virgin has joined forces with French high speed operator SNCF to bid for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise.

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.