STIF and SNCF to buy additional Francilien commuter trains

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Île-de-France transport authority STIF and SNCF have committed  €210 million to purchase 22 new Francilien commuter trains.

The new trains – the cost of which will be split 50/50 between the two authorities – will be manufactured by Bombardier.

In 2006, STIF and SNCF ordered 172 new Francilien trains, totalling €1.85 billion. The order included an option for 200 more trains.

The trainsets from this latest order will be distributed across lines H and K of the region’s suburban Transilien network by the end of 2016.

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