[FR / Expert] Same but different: Coradia Liner enters service in Southwest France

The 26th of April 2019 marked the inauguration of a new series of Alstom Coradia Liner trains at the Pau railway station, in the Southwest of France.

The first batch of Liner trains, featured on this website several times, is made of diesel-electric bi-mode units, classified as B 85000s; these are in service since 2016. But the Southwest of France gets the electric version of the Coradia Liner, a new subtype.