Topic: SNCF Réseau

French rail and inland shipping sectors merge networks

An interesting development from France sees the rail freight and inland shipping sectors establishing a rail-river alliance. SNCF Réseau and VNF want to work together and strengthen operational complementarity between rail and river networks to...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
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Rail bypass of railway hub Lyon to be upgraded

The French infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau is assessing the upgrade of the railway bypass of Lyon, the most important cargo and passenger hub in France being crossed by 1,200 trains daily. The bypass is saturated...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

SNCF Réseau looks for creative railway switch

SNCF Réseau has invited manufacturers Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Siemens and Thales to present creative proposals for the next generation railway switches in a project called the ARGOS Innovation Partnership. As part of a transformation of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

France to test self-driving freight train in 2019

France plans to experiment with remote-controlled freight trains in 2019, as it pushes forward technological advances to facilitate the use of semi-autonomous trains across the national rail network. It is all part of a long-term programme...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy