SNCF - Articles and news items
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rail industry news / 18 October 2016 /
Bombardier Transportation has delivered its 100th Regio 2N train to the Hauts-de-France Region.
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.