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The Product
Peter Stonham
The French passenger transport sector has achieved a strong and focused representative framework that brings the operating industry across all the... continue
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Market
SNCF’s group activity continued to grow last year, rising  7.2% in turnover from 2010, to €32.6b -  a 5.8% rise at constant... continue
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Market
With a significant presence in the French domestic coach travel market SNCF has recently ordered fifty coaches from two manufacturers for its project... continue
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Market Lead Story
France’s rail market is perceived as being one of the most difficult in Europe for any new operator to break into. And both the giant... continue
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Politics
Roland Ries is argualbly the most significant politician in French municipal transport. He is a member of the Senate and a leading member of the... continue
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Politics Lead Story
Three months before the victory of François Hollande as France’s new socialist President, his transport adviser during the campaign,... continue
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Business
Euroduplex – the third generation of TGV Duplex trains built by Alstom – went into service last December when  SNCF inaugurated the... continue
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Business
Alstom and Transmashholding launch new Moscow tramway Alstom are in partnership with Transmash-holding (TMH) to supply a  high-speed low-floor... continue
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Business
Alstom and the French Strategic Investment Fund (FSI) have been studying  a joint €60 million purchase of 85% of specialist Alsatian tram... continue
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Business Lead Story
France has put transport manufacturing at the heart of its economic strategy, with the development of new technologies and rolling stock given clear... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Keolis Keolis is majority owned by French state railway company SNCF, which has just raised its stake from 56.7% to 70% of the company by buying out... continue
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Cover Story Detail
A feature of France’s public transport system is that tram lines are much more common than in countries of a similar size and urban structure... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Daniel Wright
The French Capital is something of an exception to the organisational arrangements which apply to passenger transport delivery in the rest of the... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham and Daniel Wright
Some features of the French public transport system are internationally known – and admired. But the policy, organisational and funding... continue
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Editorial Comment
We’ve thrown the spotlight on France for this issue. There is a great deal happening in the French passenger transport scene which is... continue
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World Lead Story
Here in the United States, French cities have a romantic allure, as indeed they seem to have the world over. Ask someone if they would be interested... continue
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Viewpoint
Lesley Brown, Editor, EURAILmag
­It is a truth more or less universally acknowledged, that a French city mayor seeking re-election must be in want of a tram. In France the tram... continue
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Viewpoint
Ray Stenning
Design is a language that is international, and in an increasingly global society we are all better able to understand its vocabulary, grammar and... continue
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People
A closer focus from France on its operations in the UK seems to be signalled by RATP with the departure of Paul Matthews, who has headed RATP Dev UK... continue
Categories: Bus, People, Other, All of UK, Europe
New Transit
People
Professor José Manuel Viegas, a Portuguese national, has been chosen as Secretary-General-elect of the International Transport Forum. At their... continue
Categories: People, Other, Europe
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