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Bombardier obtains order for another 48 trains from French railway


The French National Railways (SNCF) recently ordered an additional 48 high-capacity trains from Bombardier Transportation.

The $237 million order is part of a contract awarded to Bombardier in 2001 for 500 trains. To date, SNCF has ordered 427 trains and 60 units are in service.

The 48 trains will be delivered between February 2007 and March 2009.

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