SNCF Pepy sign his last order of TGV

For the last time, Guillaume Pepy, whose successor should be appointed at the end of the summer, present the financial results of the SNCF. "The railway has th

SNCF Pepy sign his last order of TGV

For the last time, Guillaume Pepy, whose successor should be appointed at the end of the summer, present the financial results of the SNCF. "The railway has the wind in its sails in France", welcomes the leader who relies on the increase in the number of travellers in the trains in the first half. In the TGV, Formidable and Ouigo, an increase of 16.9% compared to last year, down to 11.1 %, if it "neutralizes" the effects of the strike of 2018.

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The SNCF has just ordered twelve new oars Ocean with Alstom to 335 million euros to accompany this growth of the high speed. This is the last "slice" of TGV of this generation before the arrival of the "TGV of the future" whose first deliveries will begin in 2023. Since 2017, 55 oars Ocean have been purchased. They will be deployed until the end of 2020 to replace the "thirty-somethings".

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Updated Date: 01 August 2019, 00:00

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