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SNCF-DB rail alliance continues with new ICE 3

24 July 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

The cross-border SNCF-DB rail alliance between France and Germany has been extended for 5 years following a new fleet of class 407 ICE 3 entering service between Frankfurt and Paris Gare de l’Est.

SNCF reveals plan to transform Gare du Nord by 2023

25 June 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

Major plans to redevelop Gare du Nord in Paris were revealed at a high profile SNCF press conference attended by the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.

SNCF starts testing Erex system

27 February 2015 | By ERESS

Eress organisation has announced that SNCF (Société nationale des chemins de fer français) has decided to test the Erex system, and Eress Director, Dyre Martin Gulbrandsen “considers this a significant milestone.”...

Bombardier’s Regio 2N double deck train receives authorisation in France

2 October 2014 | By Bombardier

SNCF received authorisation today from the French Public Establishment of Railway Safety (EPSF) for the commercial operation of Bombardier’s Regio 2N in single units. This essential step will allow for the progressive deployment of the first Regio 2N vehicles in the Aquitaine, Brittany, Centre, Nord-Pas de Calais, Provence-Alpes-Côte d' Azur…

DB & SNCF agree continued partnership

24 September 2014 | By Global Railway Review

On 23rd September at InnoTrans 2014, DB and SNCF jointly agreed to continue operating high-speed trains between Germany and France in a joint venture until at least 2020...