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RFF’s impressive rail network modernisation plan

4 December 2013 | By Matthieu Chabanel, Deputy General Director, Marketing and Planning, RFF

On 15 October 2012, Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) was ordered by Transport Minister, Frédéric Cuvillier, to table proposals to deliver major rail network modernisation (GPMR). Delivered to the Minister on 19 September 2013, the plan proposed is consistent with efforts to create a shared, long-term vision for rail transportation.…


The FIF in the new French railway environment

27 November 2012 | By Jean-Pierre Audoux, Director General, the French Railway Industry Association (FIF)

My article in Global Railway Review Issue 6 2011 outlined the prospect of a French railway system reform. This subject is still at the forefront of discussions within the industry and so constitutes the main topic of this article. This agenda must be viewed against the backdrop of a very…