Why a Train Station Addition Has Parisians Outraged

By Feargus O’Sullivan, CityLab; September 9, 2019 “Absurd.” An “urban mistake.” And a “grave offense to transit users.” French architects…

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Saving France’s rural railways: is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

By Adele Berti, Railway Technology; May 2, 2019 A report into the state and future of almost 10,000km of French…

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France: SNCF set to cut car train service between Paris and the south

From The Local France; April 11, 2019 France’s national rail company is set to abolish its car train service between…

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New horizons for Alstom high-speed trains

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; October 5, 2018 ALSTOM’s new range of Avelia high-speed trains got off to a…

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France to modernise remaining overnight trains

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 24, 2018 THE French state will provide €30m to modernise rolling stock used…

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The Discount Airline Model Is Coming for Europe’s Railways

By Carol Matlack, Bloomberg Businessweek; August 17, 2018 With ever more passengers opting for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and…

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French Senate passes railway reform bill

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; June 5, 2018 THE French Senate voted by a large majority on June 5…

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France Unveils Plan to Make Railway Company More Competitive

By The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; February 26, 2018 PARIS (AP) — French Prime minister Edouard Philippe…

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France: Stations served by TGV trains could be slashed

From The Connexion; October 18, 2017 The number of smaller stations in France served by TGV trains (high-speed trains à…

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