Paris

NEW Bombardier commuter trains have entered service on two lines of the Paris suburban network: Regio 2N double-deck EMUs on Line R and Francilien EMUs on Line L.
FRANCE’s finance minister Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed to the National Assembly on November 21 that the state will provide a €1.7bn loan to ensure the CDG Express rail link…
WABTEC announced on October 10 that its Faiveley Transport subsidiary has been awarded a contract worth more than $US 100m by Alstom and Bombardier to supply subsystems for the fleet…
July 15, 2017

Reconnecting Paris

The Grand Paris Express orbital express metro network will provide fast and frequent links between the suburbs of the French capital while relieving some of the city’s most congested urban…
GRAND Paris Express has awarded the final two civil works contracts for the construction of the €3.7bn 33km Line 15 South linking Pont-de-Sèvres and Noisy Champs in the southern suburbs…
BOMBARDIER confirmed on June 23 that it has finalised a €867m order with French National Railways (SNCF) on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority Stif for 83 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs…
ALSTOM and Paris Transport Authority (RATP) have successfully completed an experiment concerning the autonomous stabling of a tram at RATP’s line T7 depot in Vitry-sur-Seine.
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) says it is doubling down to “promote cost-cutting and efforts to boost productivity” as competition and market uncertainty cloud the prospects for growth in 2017.
THE first of 42 Régio 2N double-deck EMUs for the Transilien suburban network around Paris was presented to the regional president of Ile-de-France Mrs Valérie Pécresse, Hauts-de-France regional president Mr…
CAF announced on February 6 that it has been awarded a contract by Paris Transport Authority (RATP) for the design and manufacturing of dual-mode electric locomotives.
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