TITLE

Trains Ordered for Service in French Regions

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Welding Journal;Feb2005, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Montreal, Quebec-based Bombardier Transportation Inc. has received an additional order for 100 high-capacity Autorail Grande Capacite (AGC) type trains from the French National Railways. Total value of the order; French National Railways' selection of the company in September 2001 for the supply of 500 high-capacity regional AGC-type trains for the French Regions.
ACCESSION #
16047861

 

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