SNCF orders 2,000 trains

 22 May 2014 - 9:00

A new Regiolis regional train (right) made by power and train-making firm Alstom, is seen next to a platform at Strasbourg’s railway station, yesterday. France’s national rail company SNCF said it had ordered 2,000 trains for an expanded regional network that are too wide for many station platforms, entailing costly repairs.