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SNCB Ordered TRAXXes
SNCB Ordered TRAXXes

On 1 February 2022, Alstom has signed a framework agreement to deliver up to 50 TRAXX 3 MS locomotives to SNCB for use on its passenger services.

More Type M7 Multifunction Cars For SNCB
More Type M7 Multifunction Cars For SNCB

On 20 December 2021, Alstom has received a new order to supply a further 98 double-deck M7 multifunction cars to SNCB.

Eurostar-Thalys Merger
Eurostar-Thalys Merger

Eurostar had already in 2019 announced a plan to merge with Thalys, but just before the planned finalisation date, this was thwarted by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic; the parties are now revisiting this plan.

RSSB 2022 (August)
Additional 204 Type M7 Cars For SNCB
Additional 204 Type M7 Cars For SNCB

On 21 December 2020, a consortium comprising Bombardier Transportation and Alstom has received a new order to supply 204 Type M7 200 km/h double-deck multifunctional cars to SNCB.

A Class M7 Car On The River
A Class M7 Car On The River

One of the first end cars of the SNCB’s future Class M7 stock is currently undertaking a „river cruise“ - it was loaded on a barge near...

M7 Power Car Started Test Runs In Velim
M7 Power Car Started Test Runs In Velim

On 11 June 2019 the first M7 power car built for SNCB has started the test program on the VUZ Velim test centre. M7 forms part of the SNCB order...

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Van De Velde Award For M7 Train Design
Van De Velde Award For M7 Train Design

Bombardier Transportation and the Yellow Window industrial design agency received the Gold Public award at the Van de Velde Award ceremony held...

SNCB Class 12 Electrics Moved To The Czech Republic
  • 7th Mar 2016 18:38
SNCB Class 12 Electrics Moved To The Czech Republic
Almost three years after dual-voltage (3 kV DC/25 kV AC) 1203 was moved to the Czech Republic, with a view to rebuilding in readiness for a new...
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