What a lot of train

A consortium comprised of Bombardier Transportation and Alstom has received an order from SNCF for 12 three-car trainsets valued at approximately $97 million Cdn.

A consortium comprised of Bombardier Transportation and Alstom has received an order from the French National Railways (SNCF), commissioned by the Luxembourg National Railways (CFL), for 12 three-car electrical trainsets TER2N NG (New Generation).

The total contract is valued at approximately $97 million Cdn (70 millions euros) and Bombardier Transportation’s share of the contract is approximately $21 million Cdn (15 millions euros). Bombardier is responsible for the manufacture of 12 cars and the 36 power bogies.

Deliveries are scheduled to take place between February 2004 and February 2006.

The trains will be used for the cross-border service which CFL is developing between Gouvier (Belgium), Luxembourg-ville (Luxembourg), Thionville and Metz (France). The production will be undertaken at Bombardier’s plant in Crespin, France.

The TER2N NG is a bi-level electrical regional train which can run at a maximum speed of 160km/h.

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