Topic: France

Grand Est region wants to connect with Germany by rail

The first Régiolis trains for French-German cross-border services were presented to elected representatives in Neustadt an der Weinstraße (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany) in June. The French Grand Est region wants to connect with its German neighbours by...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

The unique formula of operator Railcoop

Railcoop, France’s first cooperative society of collective interest dedicated to the railways, aims to give new meaning to rail mobility. Everyone, from citizens to local authorities, can be a part of it. The mission: to...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

The four high-speed lines that France considers

The extension of the French high-speed network is a recurring topic. For several years now, four projects have been the subject of debate, some of which require substantial funding. The French government is considering the...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

25th anniversary of Thalys: how did it start?

Happy birthday to Thalys! This Wednesday, 2 June, marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the TGV Thalys. On 2 June 1996, the TGV replaced all conventional trains between Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter
Avril 363 train, Talgo

Talgo Avril reaches record of 363 km/h

A Talgo Avril high-speed train, developed and manufactured by Talgo in Spain, has reached a key milestone this week: it has exceeded 360 kilometres per hour. The train’s new record was reached between Valladolid and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts