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Alstom Coradia Polyvalent train, source: Alstom

Alstom gets new order for Coradia trains

Alstom has concluded a new deal with the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of France worth circa 170 million Euros. The French rolling stock manufacturer was obliged to supply other 16 Coradia Polyvalent trainsets. Earlier, the region ordered...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SNCF to sell its bus subsidiary to BlaBlaCar

French national railway company SNCF is planning to sell its bus subsidiary Ouibus for 101 million Euros. The France-based online carpooling startup BlaBlaCar is most likely to become the new owner, intending to launch its...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
TGV, high speed train, SNCF

SNCF sets up consortia to develop driverless trains

The French national railway company SNCF, together with manufacturers Alstom, Thales and Bombardier and six other railway companies, has set up two consortia for the development of self-driving trains. One consortium focuses on freight trains and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Paris Gare du Nord to be transformed by 2024

Paris Gare du Nord will be transformed and tripled in size, real estate developer Ceetrus and SNCF Mobilités announced. The renovations are set to be completed in 2024, right before the Olympics are held in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
Stadler EuroDual prototype in France

SNCF subsidiary buys Stadler locomotives

SNCF rail freight subsidiary Voies Ferrées Locales et Industrielles (VFLI) and lease company Alpha Trains have purchased thirteen Stadler locomotives. The deal includes twelve Euro4001 diesel-electric locomotives and a EuroDual bi-mode locomotive. Both models are...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
SNCF freight train. Source: WikiCommons

SNCF Geodis wants to take over Spanish COMSA

SNCF Geodis, a subsidiary of the French SNCF Logistics, has offered to purchase all stakes of the Spanish rail freight company COMSA Rail Transport, a subsidiary of the COMSA EMTE Group. SNCF Geodis currently holds...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
TGV trein van SNCF

Mass rail strikes underway in France

Three months of rail strikes by union organisations of French national rail operator SNCF started this week. Yesterday and today were the first two days of the strike, which involves cancellations of passenger services as...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof