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Introducing the high-speed TGV L’Océane

8 February 2017 | By SNCF

SNCF discuss the benefits of introducing the new high-speed TGV L’Océane trains, helping to connect major towns and cities in France whilst improving the customer experience.


High-speed TGV derails on test run near Strasbourg

16 November 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

Eleven people were killed whilst on board a high-speed TGV train during a test run on the recently constructed second section LGV Est line near Strasbourg.


SNCF unveils new TGV first class seat design

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

French transport operator SNCF has unveiled a prototype design of the new TGV first class seat at the Palais de Tokyo exhibition space in Paris.


New trains, new routes and new services – Eurostar’s vision for the future

27 November 2012 | By Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive Officer, Eurostar

Since Eurostar’s maiden voyage in 1994, we have carried over 130 million passengers across the Channel. Today, eight out of 10 passengers travelling between London and Paris and Brussels choose to do so by high-speed rail on a Eurostar service, with almost 10 million people travelling with us last year…


Improvement of Alstom’s high-speed bogies

26 November 2007 | By Jean-Daniel Nast, Technical Director of Bogies, Alstom Transport

Alstom’s high-speed bogies are the result of a joint collaboration with SNCF which started some 30 years ago in the frame of the TGV development...


Long-future for long-distance travel

3 April 2007 | By Dr. Nikolaus Breuel, Chairman, DB Fernverkehr AG

The European rail network is becoming increasingly integrated and, with its attractive range of long-distance passenger services, Deutsche Bahn is one of the principal players.


Improving routes and times

3 April 2007 | By Jean-Damien Bierre, Haut Bugey Project Manager, RFF

The Haut Bugey line project is one of several Franco-Suisse projects. Its aim is to improve train links between France and Switzerland, as per the agreement signed in 1999 by French and Swiss governments. Although the project is entirely located in France, the Swiss government provides close to one third…