High speed progress

March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that on February 3, 2011, the Agence de Financement des Infrastructures de Transport de France (AFITF) approved a 1.7 billion euro contribution to the 7.8 billion euros required to create a new line for the LGV Sud Europe Atlantique's Tours to Bordeaux section, which would reduce the journey between Paris to Bordeaux by about 50 minutes, and that the Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) has already chosen a Vinci group to begin construction of the new line.


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