Avantos introduced

August 2011
Railway Gazette International;Aug2011, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on a Siemens Avanto tram-train introduced by the French National Railway Co. (SNCF) to replace locomotive-hauled push-pull formations on the Esbly-Crécy-la-Chapelle line east of Paris, France.


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