Alstom will Supply Coradia Polyvalent Trains for SNCF

Alstom will Supply Coradia Polyvalent Trains for SNCF
January 10, 2010 8:06 am

French National Railway company SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français) has awarded a €130m ($188m) contract to Alstom to supply 19 Coradia Polyvalent trains.

The low-floor single-level regional train can reach top speeds of 160kmph in its electric or hybrid versions and operates at two different voltages of 25kV and 1,500V.
The order is based on an option in a previous 2009 deal of €800m ($1.15bn) for 100 Coradia Polyvalent trains, which includes an option of up to 1,000 units in the future.
The 119 trainsets will be used in the regions of Alsace, Aquitaine, Lorraine, Midi-Pyrenees, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur and Picardie.
Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2013 and end in mid-2015. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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