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Bombardier obtains 73-train order from French railway


The French National Railways (SNCF) recently awarded a $343 million contract to Bombardier Transportation to supply 73 Autorail Grande Capacite (AGC) type trains.

To be delivered between September 2007 and June 2010, the dual-mode/dual-voltage trains are designed to run on diesel fuel or electricity.

In 2001, SNCF awarded a contract to Bombardier for 500 high-capacity AGC type trains for the French Regions.

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