France: Alstom hydrogen trains for SNCF, 190-mn-euro order

'Historic step to reduce C02 emissions in transport'

08 April, 17:17

    (ANSAmed) - TURIN, APRIL 8 - French national rail company SNCF Voyageurs has ordered the first 12 dual mode electric-hydrogen trains developed by Alstom for the regions Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est and Occitanie.

    The trains are from the Coradia Polyvalent range for Régiolis.

    The contract is worth a total of nearly 190 million euros.

    A statement said the order is a "historic step in rail transport's reduction in CO2 emissions for the benefit of passengers and regions, and in the development of a hydrogen ecosystem as well as a promising sector for the future".(ANSAmed).

    © Copyright ANSA - All rights reserved

    Business opportunities

    The information system of business
    opportunities abroad

    News from Mediterranean