ITL Eisenbahngesellschaft (a Captrain Deutschland subsidiary and therefore part of SNCF) is another user of a Type Vectron Dual Mode. On 18 May 2021 it took over 248 008, the first of the two on order.
On 12 May 2021, the first pre-production Coradia Polyvalent France-Germany cross-border train left Alstom Reichshoffen for DB Systemtechnik Minden.
From 10 May 2021 it is planned that OUIGO España will start its open access high speed passenger services between Madrid and Barcelona.
In early this year, we witnessed extensive disputes over the contract for new trains to be ordered for the Line RER B in Paris.
On 22 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation announced that it has received an order for 33 ten-car OMNEO Regio 2N EMUs from SNCF, on behalf of the Hauts-de-France region.