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Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity

European cross-border high-speed railway operators Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity. By 2030, the combined company will serve 30 million passengers a year and make a significant contribution to the EU’s ‘shift to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SNCF autonomous train, source: SNCF

SNCF tests its first autonomous train

French railway company SNCF has performed the successful tests of the autonomous train. The vehicle ran a distance of four kilometres with the help of remote control. SNCF intends to develop its own prototypes of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SNCF TER train in Rhone-Alpes region, source: Wikipedia

Sqills provides new ticketing system to SNCF

Dutch software provider Sqills will deliver its innovative distribution platform ‘S3 Passenger’ for SNCF regional service branded as SNCF TER. The solution will be provided in a partnership with French company Wiremind by the end...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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