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Garden station debuts in Angers Saint-Laud, France

Garden station debuts in Angers Saint-Laud, France

10 August 2017 Videos

This summer, passengers travelling through Angers Saint-Laud in western France can admire an installation of trees suspended from the ceiling of the station and positioned on the ground in the forecourt as part of a project initiated by SNCF Gares & Connexions.

SNCF launches TGVmax to young passengers in France

SNCF launches TGVmax to young passengers in France

30 January 2017 Rail & Coach News

SNCF has launched TGVmax, the first unlimited travel pass for young travellers. Available to those aged 16-27, young adults can explore every corner of France in complete freedom, enjoying unlimited travel on all TGV and Intercités trains requiring reservations.

SNCF launches new Palace of Versailles trains in France

SNCF launches new Palace of Versailles trains in France

23 May 2016 Rail & Coach News

Five newly refurbished trains decorated with scenes from the Palace of Versailles will begin operating on the RER C line linking Paris with Louis XIV’s iconic palace. Building on the success of the Versailles-themed trains which first ran in 2012, SNCF Transilien, STIF and the Palace, Museum and National Estate of Versailles have joined forces to create carriages featuring scenes from the French Baroque masterpiece.

Amadeus Rail Forum 2014: Ever closer union?

Amadeus Rail Forum 2014: Ever closer union?

17 June 2014 Focus

European railways are often portrayed as a deeply conservative industry, so far unaffected by the disruptive competition and subsequent consolidation seen in the aviation sector. With national providers apparently safe in domestic markets there seems to be little catalyst for change. But with technology developing rapidly and start-ups taking advantage of European Union liberalisation to launch new routes the old model may well be about to break down. Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole reports from the Amadeus Rail Forum 2014.

Amadeus inks deal with SNCF

Amadeus inks deal with SNCF

The French National Railway, Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français, and Amadeus have strengthened their 16-year partnership as SNCF becomes the launch customer for Amadeus Agent Track, a state-of-the-art rail booking solution for travel agents. Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, and SNCF have also agreed an extension to their full content agreement, which will now run to the end of 2012.