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SNCF - Articles and news items

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 […]

SNCF orders additional tram-trains for Ile-de-France

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.

Late breaking caused TGV derailment finds initial investigation

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.

High-speed TGV derails on test run near Strasbourg

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.

SNCF orders additional Regio 2N EMUs for Midi-Pyrenees Region

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.

SNCF unveils new TGV first class seat design

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.

SNCF-DB rail alliance continues with new ICE 3

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.

SNCF reveals plan to transform Gare du Nord by 2023

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.


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