SNCF's order for 19 additional Regio 2N double-deck regional trains from Bombardier will be utilised in the Auvergne-Rhône Alpes region.
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Within our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Rebecca Cranshaw, Community and Environment Manager at Eurostar, discusses the company’s Tread Lightly plan and how the rail industry is witnessing a culture shift, as passengers become more focused on sustainability and allow this focus to impact their decisions.
The ‘open’ nature of trains and stations continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with EU-funded project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together to focus on the various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats. Marie-Hélène…
Dr. Marc Antoni is due to step down as Director of the Rail System Department and as such the UIC has announced the name of his successor.
The Coradia Polyvalent Léman Express trains are hoped to increase the number of people using public transport for commuting, which is currently at just 16 per cent.
The almost €100 million funds will be used to finance eligible projects including maintenance, improvement and energy optimisation of railways, plus new route and line extension investments.
From May 2021, Virgin plans to operate customer-focused services which will offer free Wi-Fi and entertainment, a seat guarantee, automatic compensation for delays, and the cheapest fares available.
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Matt Miller, Transportation Industry Principal at OSIsoft, LLC – a leading global supplier of application software for operational data management – explains that the analysis and use of data is the rail sector’s most valuable asset as it moves forward to meet continued…
The ‘open’ nature of stations and trains continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together and focus on various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats.
Having already chosen the HASTUS solution for planning and operations of its Transilien network in the Paris region, SNCF is now deploying GIRO’s software for its national TGV high-speed train network.
With this order, the 360 Francilien train fleet will be the largest rail series in Île-de-France; improving the punctuality of the lines in Paris.
The OMNEO Premium will provide approximately 25 per cent more seating capacity to intercity travellers between Paris and the Hauts-de-France region.
Passengers across Paris will benefit from modern trains with new features focused on increasing passenger comfort and safety.
The Avelia Horizon trains will provide SNCF with more carriage space, more seats for passengers and less required maintenance.